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August 2015

Reconciliation under Cuban Embargo

August 31, 2015 // Liberation - France - French

<b>Decoding the Situation</b> John Kerry will raise the star spangled banner this Friday over the embassy in Havana. The U.S. secretary of state sanctions this mutual thaw in relations, which doesn’t, however, solve questions of trade or political repression. On Thursday, the undying Fidel Castro celebrated his [Read more]

Obama or Bongo Ondimba: Who’s Disinheriting Whom?

August 31, 2015 // Jeune Afrique - France - French

The future ex-president of the United States will not be counting on his Kenyan inheritance for his retirement, as part of his paternal family intends to deprive him of it due to a lack of solidarity. Ali Bongo Ondimba, however, has decided to disinherit himself… The first African-American president’s stay in [Read more]

Warmer Relations with Russia Will Backfire on the U.S.

August 31, 2015 // The Globe and Mail - Canada - English

It is not clear why the Americans believe they can maintain sanctions and other actions to express their concern regarding Russian activities in Crimea, but that they can ignore increased Russian military action in the Arctic and attempt a reconciliation regarding the region.
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