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February 2016

Obstruction, Your Honour!

February 28, 2016 // La Presse - Canada - French

Republican politicians didn't beat around the bush after Barack Obama’s first year in power. In 2010, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.” Back then, the Democrats controlled the Senate. [Read more]

No Need for China To Panic about Apple Pay

February 28, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Financial security is undoubtedly a crucial part of a country’s overall security. Before we panic about Apple Pay arriving in China, we first have to learn about Apple Pay. Apple Pay is different from Alipay. Alipay works as a wallet and manages the funds within. Alipay has billions in cash flow constantly; if it [Read more]

Breathlessness in Ankara

February 28, 2016 // Ethnos - Greece - Greek

Erdogan overestimated his power and devised a national agenda for the Middle East unaware of the fact that Washington and Moscow retain the last word in the region.

Not Much Time Left

February 27, 2016 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

Donald Trump keeps on winning so anything is possible. The Republicans brought this problem on themselves. It's up to the Republicans to solve it.

Scalia’s Death Upsets US Politics

February 27, 2016 // Le Journal de Montreal - Canada - French

<i>The death of Supreme Court Justice [Antonin] Scalia is this year’s political event in the U.S. and should remain so until the elections.</i> I was lucky enough — a few years back — to meet Antonin Scalia when he went through Montreal for a conference, where he stood by his Canadian counterpart, Justice Ian [Read more]

Regression

February 27, 2016 // Liberation - France - French

The real issue is not Trump himself; it’s his success, which indicates the current social and political regression in the world.
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