It surprised the whole world that the presidents of the United States of America and communist Cuba agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations more than half a century after their rupture.
Internationally, the decision by the two Western countries has caused unprecedented expectation because the ideologies of the [Read more]
Abu Ghraib was not the exception, but the continuation.
The outcry of the Americans is loud and clear: It cannot go on like this in Washington. However, for the time being, very little will change there.
With a burning appeal to overcome the divisions in American society, a previously unknown politician from Chicago made a furor almost exactly a decade ago. The speech [Read more]
The free trade agreement with the U.S. is a no-win situation; Europe's hurdles must remain in place. Our employee-friendly culture is at stake. We need transparency and referendums.
No, come on now, this is ridiculous. It’s not even that it’s ridiculous. It’s a complete farce. U.S. President Barack Obama announced today for the whole world to hear that the U.S. Air Force will soon launch strikes against militants from the Islamic State in Syria. I remember sitting in a cafe in Damascus [Read more]
One of the most amusing forms of bickering in international relations occurs when one government is granted the opportunity to give its opponent a “dose of its own medicine,” as the English saying goes. At the end of 2010, when Vladimir Putin – a prime minister at the time – was given the opportunity to defend [Read more]