Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

July 2014

American Neo-Isolationism

July 28, 2014 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

The resurgence of the Cold War is making the U.S. think. Is this neo-isolationism compatible with national interests and security in the long term?

Why Will Obama Succeed with Iran?

July 28, 2014 // Les Echos - France - French

The Islamist menace in Iraq gives the issue of war and peace, which welcomed the accession of Barack Obama, an acutely worrying urgency and questions the meaning of this very promising democratic presidency. The American president’s complete failure with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the attention reserved [Read more]

The Politics of Lying

July 28, 2014 // TalCualDigital - Venezuela - Spanish

<i>The former vice president of the United States wants to make us forget that his criminal administration ended in failure. In all likelihood, he is the senior official who has done the most damage to the United States.</i> After a brief period of verbal abstinence, Dick Cheney, the former vice president under George [Read more]

Texas: The Military Against Immigrants

July 28, 2014 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced yesterday the deployment of 1000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico starting next month in order to contain the flow of undocumented immigrants amid an unprecedented surge in the arrival of Mexican and Central American minors who entered U.S. territory by themselves and [Read more]

A Strategic Meeting with Obama

July 28, 2014 // Siglo 21 - Guatemala - Spanish

Protecting migrant minors’ human rights is a moral and diplomatic challenge. The mass exodus of children to the United States cannot be treated as mere collateral damage of the current socioeconomic backdrop of Central America. The issue demands that the countries in the region accept their collective responsibility. [Read more]

Chronicle of a Crisis Foretold

July 28, 2014 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

<i>It’s troubling that detention centers for undocumented immigrants in border towns are unsuitable for minors.</> The story broke in the headlines as if it were news. President Barack Obama reported at the beginning of June that more than 42,000 unaccompanied children had been detained at the border while [Read more]
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