Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.


Loss of Faith

October 22, 2008 // Kurier - Austria - German

The crisis is destroying America’s spiritual foundation – its optimism. The optimism of Americans is ever astonishing. The hope for a better future, not brought about by government or a winning lottery ticket, but one that people create with their own hands and a lot of courage, seemed unshakeable among U.S. [Read more]

Barack Obama’s World Tour

July 20, 2008 // Wiener Zeitung - Austria - German

With his journey to Europe and the Middle East, Obama carries his election campaign out into the world where he is awaited with friendly curiosity. Officially, Obama is appearing as the Democratic candidate for President; unofficially, he has become the person on whom the world’s hopes have been pinned.

Because Austria is Not Panama

May 5, 2008 // Kurier - Austria - German

Schwarzenegger can not become US President because he was not born in the United States. Why then can McCain, who was born in Panama? There are three criteria in the U.S.-American constitution that a candidate must satisfy in order to enter into the President's Office; he must be at least 35 years old, he must have [Read more]

No Goodbye to the Cold War

April 10, 2008 // Die Presse - Austria - German

Putin and Bush have proven at their last joint meeting that neither wants to renounce historical differences. They have always been a peculiar pair. Vladimir Putin and George W. Bush have perhaps understood each other so well, because they share the same preferences and mistakes. They can give a virtuoso world [Read more]
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