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December 2014

Beautiful Indignation

December 28, 2014 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

<i>Is American freedom threatened by hackers? The Hollywood outrage is beautiful to behold, but pulling “The Interview” accurately mirrors the state of American society today.</i> Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: This integral part of the U.S. identity is enshrined in the preamble to the American [Read more]

US/Cuba: Finally!

December 28, 2014 // La Presse - Canada - French

Finally! It’s the first word that comes to my mind with the historical thaw started yesterday between the United States and Cuba.

America’s Stain

December 28, 2014 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The hard-hitting report by the U.S. Senate on the torture practices of the CIA looks like an act of self-purification, but there is no consensus in the U.S. against torture, and the ban imposed by President Obama can be dismantled with the stroke of a pen. Dianne Feinstein is a courageous woman. It is thanks to her, [Read more]

Cyberattacks: We Mustn’t Back Down!

December 28, 2014 // Ryūkyū Shimpō - Japan - Japanese

Freedom of speech and expression are the bedrock of democracy, which we must never allow a vile browbeating by anyone to make us abjure on any account. As well as North Korea's direct involvement in the latest spate of cyberattacks, the FBI has confirmed the direct involvement of the North in threatening a [Read more]

Russia Will React

December 28, 2014 // Aktualnie Kommentarii - Russia - Russian

<i>The Duma might consider the possibility of placing Russian military equipment in the People’s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk.</i> Franz Klintsevich, deputy head of the Duma’s Defense Committee, spoke about this move on Sunday in response to a statement by U.S. President Barack Obama about the fact that [Read more]
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