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The United States: A BetterFriend and Neighbor

January 18, 2010 // Die Presse - Austria - German

<b>President Obama wants to be Haiti’s real partner – at gunpoint, if necessary.</b> Helping your neighbor has a long tradition in the United States. Friendly words, gestures and deeds belong to the everyday fabric of life in the American suburbs. As a superpower, the U.S. has always been judged by the amount of [Read more]

Tough Times For Washington

January 5, 2010 // Der Standard - Austria - German

Terrorist attempts such as the Detroit airplane incident actually play into the president’s hands because they support his strategies.

Obama’s Trial by Fire

January 1, 2010 // Der Standard - Austria - German

If Obama gives in now to the political pressure his opponents are subjecting him to, he might as well forget all previous and future gestures he may want to make toward the Islamic world.

A Present for the U.S. Economy

December 26, 2009 // Der Standard - Austria - German

Final passage of the [health care] legislation won’t bring immediate benefits to the U.S. economy, but America’s business posture should noticeably improve in a few short years – provided the new changes manage to slow health care costs

A Republican Fights For Gay Marriage

October 15, 2009 // Wiener Zeitung - Austria - German

Theodore Olson is actually a conservative hard-liner, a Republican who supports the right of every American to own a gun and as U.S. Solicitor General defended George W. Bush’s controversial legal opinions concerning the so-called "war on terror." He’s mainly known for representing George W. Bush before the [Read more]

Obama Will Pressure Netanyahu for a Two-State Solution

May 19, 2009 // Der Standard - Austria - German

U.S. President Barack Obama will try to convince Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept the two-state solution to the Palestinian question. The two will certainly address that question when they meet on Monday, according to government sources in Washington. Obama will put the creation of a Palestinian [Read more]
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