In 35 years, the supremacy of the “dinosaur” IBM declined to the benefit of the agile Microsoft, then that of the “dinosaur” Microsoft to the benefit of the agile Google. The wheel, then, has been turning. But who will stop Google, which aims to be omniscient, omnipotent and universal all at once?
Since March 2003 and the invasion of Iraq by the American armada, the Middle East lives under the hold of war and violence. Twelve years after this attack, ancient Mesopotamia is now ruined and torn apart while ethnic and denominational wars rage. Not far away, a new battleground, which has now lasted for four years, [Read more]
How is it that America is aiding the terrorists in Syria, while at the same time striking them in Iraq; two separate strategies for one enemy?
The Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi arrived in Moscow Wednesday, calling for urgent military aid, while the popular mobilization militias reached the touch-lines in Anbar preparing for the start of battle, hoping to regain the city of Ramadi which fell into the hands of the Islamic State a few days ago. Abadi’s [Read more]
In short, why does the United States, or rather its government, involve itself in so many conflicts?
The U.S. and its allies will only be able to drive back the Islamic State if they supplement their military actions politically and economically.
The unfair, unsubstantiated mass surveillance of phones within the USA could soon be removed from the books on the first of June. Of all people, Republican politicians now sound like critics of surveillance. Are these the tides of change?
Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, has joined the race to be the Democrat's nominee for president. It's high time the United States has a woman in charge.
There’s a big fella to the south, a bruiser with a beef arm, to frighten off any bullies.
Most Americans today would not deny that there are problems with the American democratic system. The June 2012 Gallup polls about Congress showed that 6 percent of the American public is “very confident” about Congress, and 7 percent is “relatively confident,” together a total of 13 percent; while polls taken [Read more]