Exploding oil and gas prices, accelerating climate change, and looming famine all have the same cause. The supply of energy for the growing global population is hitting the wall. Still worse is that strategies to get around these problems simply do not even exist.
If the global economy were accused of serious and [Read more]
It is a war that began with a lie, cost many human lives, plunged a region into chaos and damaged America’s global reputation. Five years after the start of the Iraq war, many Americans are trying to forget about it. But one person still thinks it is a strategic victory.
Once a week, Lawrence Wilkerson sits in the [Read more]
Barack Obama stands for a new, protectionist America. Europe can’t be interested in that. Therefore, McCain would be the better presidential choice.
American politics have undergone drastic change in the past decades except for one thing: we Europeans and especially we Germans hope for a Democrat at every [Read more]
A military confrontation with Iran looms in the Middle East. The main reason: Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
The danger of further large-scale military confrontations hangs over the Middle East like a dark cloud. Why? Because failed US policy in Iraq has strengthened America’s enemies in the region rather than [Read more]
The United States once considered Abu Ajjub al-Masri an especially dangerous terrorist in Iraq: they put a five million dollar bounty on his head. But meanwhile he’s no longer worth so much, the Americans say. Whoever gets him can only figure on pocketing a six-figure reward.
The US has lowered its reward offer [Read more]
Is this Lebanon still the hope of the Arab world and the West? Or is it rather an allegory for a new menacing epoch?
Life in War
Millions of allied soldiers returned home after the defeat of the Hitler regime. Many were unable to speak about the horrors they experienced in Germany. One of those soldiers was Technical Sergeant Harold Bruce Welch – the father of First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush.
It was during the [Read more]
Barack Obama is just 175 delegates short of becoming the certain nominee. Time to start thinking about a Vice-presidential candidate.
Barack Obama practices modesty. He isn’t yet the Democratic nominee for the presidency, he told an NBC interviewer. “One day they describe Senator Clinton as desperate, the next [Read more]
Life in War
How Laura Bush’s Father Fought in Germany (Halle)
By Nico Wingert
Millions of allied soldiers returned home after the defeat of the Hitler regime. Many were unable to speak about the horrors they experienced in Germany. One of those soldiers was Technical Sergeant Harold Bruce Welch – the father of [Read more]