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]
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]
The economic situation has become the first concern of voters. Barack Obama and John McCain review some of their commitments.
The wind of recession which blows across the United States favors Barack Obama. With the slow-down in growth, the take-off of the price of gas, and the fall in real estate values, American [Read more]
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]
The fear of seeing a series of regional commercial banks default even made Wall Street panic on Monday.
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.
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.
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]
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]
TThe American administration’s desire to conclude negotiations for the installation in Europe of a third anti-missile defense site (the others are in Alaska and California) before the end of George Bush’s presidency seems more and more uncertain.
Although on Tuesday, July 8, American Secretary of State Condoleezza [Read more]