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Who Would Be the Best U.S. Commander in Chief?

July 21, 2008 // l'Express - France - French

Obama: Rapidly “refocusing” on Afghanistan In a long speech program entitled, “A new strategy for a new world,” Democratic candidate Barack Obama promised in Washington, DC, to finish the war in Iraq “responsibly.” The war in Iraq “weighs on our security, our standing in the world, our military, our [Read more]

Chrysler in the Country of Black Gold

July 19, 2008 // Le Liberation - France - French

Clearly, it is not the guitarist (Van Halen...www.van-halen.com), but William Van Alen. Yes, friendly gogglemaniac, it is the architect of the Chrysler building, New York icon par excellence. Last week, the Art Deco skyscraper became the property of a sovereign fund from Abu Dhabi. It belongs to a German real estate [Read more]

Humor According to John McCain

July 15, 2008 // Le Journal du Dimanche au Quotidien - France - French

Iran, John McCain’s favorite playing field. After having sung “Bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb Iran” to a tune by the Beach Boys last April, the Republican American presidential candidate has again gone back to his little joke. Asked Tuesday about the strong increase in the exportation of American cigarettes to [Read more]

Obama Adjusts Shots on Iraq

July 14, 2008 // Le Figaro - France - French

When one of the two candidates implies that he might change political lines at the heart of the campaign, partisans and adversaries alike are perplexed.

U.S. Election "On Holiday"

July 13, 2008 // Le Figaro - France - French

Despite the candidates' efforts to renew themselves and deepen their programs, we get the impression that we have heard each of their speeches a hundred times.

Freed Hostages Condemn FARC

July 13, 2008 // Le Journal du Dimanche au Quotidien - France - French

The joy of reuniting was also felt across the Atlantic Ocean. The three American hostages, freed from FARC captivity last Wednesday, appeared publicly on Monday. They by and large condemned the guerrillas and the maltreatment they were subjected to as their prisoners. Set free by Colombia’s secret services, they now [Read more]

Obama Wants to Follow Kennedy’s Footsteps in Berlin

July 13, 2008 // Le Monde - France - France

Barack Obama is not yet in Berlin and is making the German political world excited. By letting it be understood that the Democratic candidate for the White House could, during his scheduled visit to Germany on July 24, give an important speech on transatlantic relations in front of the Brandebourg Gate, a location [Read more]
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