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April 2015

History Dispute Becomes Diplomatic Headache

April 29, 2015 // Joongang Ilbo - S. Korea - Korean

In mid-March, a few U.S. veterans organizations publicly opposed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s forthcoming address to a joint session of Congress. The American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor Memorial Society, a group dedicated to helping those who were held captive by Japanese forces during World War II [Read more]

The Holocaust According to the FBI Director

April 29, 2015 // Gazeta Wyborcza - Poland - Polish

On Sunday, Poland summoned the U.S. ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ambassador received a diplomatic protest note in response to remarks making Poland a nation that is co-responsible for the Holocaust, as stated in a comment made by FBI Director James Comey. The reaction of the Polish authorities was [Read more]

The Clock Is Ticking Louder and Louder

April 29, 2015 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

The ninth round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership takes place this week in New York. The EU and the U.S. originally wanted to reach an agreement on a free trade agreement by the end of the year, but they have long departed from this ambitious goal and are now striving to at least [Read more]

The Chinese Century? Patience!

April 29, 2015 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

After the tough language, China became more humble about its world ambitions: no, the time to dispute the leadership of the United States hasn't come yet. Here's why.

Praise for Comey

April 29, 2015 // Politika - Serbia - Serbian

Sincere congratulations to FBI Director James Comey: He was completely right this time. Poles and Hungarians can be angry all they want. What did the head of the FBI say at the Washington Holocaust Museum that angered Warsaw so much that they demanded an apology from the U.S. administration? His quote: "In their [Read more]

Hillary Clinton: In the Saddle

April 29, 2015 // La Presse - Canada - French

Hillary Clinton was probably expecting it. Republicans are already hitting hard about her foreign policy track record from her time as secretary of state during Barack Obama's first term. According to some, foreign policy carries little weight during an electoral campaign. Local issues, the economy, and the [Read more]
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