Politicians from anywhere in the world can have no illusions about their ability to “persuade” a pope. This obviously applies to U.S. presidents, even after World War II, when the United States has become the undisputed leader of Western civilization.
Pope Francis is in the United States for his first visit, [Read more]
The United States is beginning a modernization program for the deployment of nuclear weapons at its installations in Germany. The German government should oppose that with all available means, but instead, it seems totally passive.
Compared to his visits in 2012 and 2013, this one is the most unpredictable, sensitive and complex.
For months now, Boehner has faced guerrilla forces from the Republican Party’s right wing, which opposed the compromises the speaker had struck with the Democrats.
Both President Barack Obama and Doctors Without Borders have been honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. Through a twist of fate, and while Obama is president, the U.S. military bombed the hospital of the doctors’ organization in Kunduz, Afghanistan, an "accident" which Doctors Without Borders alleges is a war crime and [Read more]