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McCain: The Last Hope of the Republicans

April 14, 2008 // Die Welt Online - Germany - German

While the Democrats continue to fight each other, the Republican presidential candidate John McCain is already in full campaign mode. He's trying to win with a strong family history, boldness, and military ethic because the party which stands behind him is weaker than the opposition. Patriotic Americans of all [Read more]

The Lessons of 1968

April 11, 2008 // Financial Times - Deutschland - Germany - German

The Vietnam War proves there are no good arguments for the United States to delay withdrawal from Iraq. Withdrawal is already overdue. I, too, am a 1968 model. I admit it. I’m not as proud of that as I am of being German. Just as it is coincidence that I was born in Germany and grew up in its western part, I [Read more]

The Great Silence

April 10, 2008 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

"It would be worthwhile to have a look at the experiences of the 500,000 or so soldiers who have been stationed in Iraq so far."

Four Out of Five Americans Unhappy with Nation’s Direction

April 6, 2008 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

81% of Americans believe their nation is headed in the wrong direction. The public mood hasn’t been this low since the early 1990s. An overwhelming majority of Americans are more dissatisfied with their country then ever before, according to a recent poll. In a survey by The New York Times and CBS News, 81% of the [Read more]

Forgive and Forget?

April 5, 2008 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

Clinton, Obama and McCain no longer fight only for votes-their very integrity stands on the line. Above all, Obama must fear for his future. All three American presidential candidates currently have a problem of reliability. The democrat Hilary Clinton has emerged as a liar and for several months has told the voters [Read more]

America is Headed Downhill

April 5, 2008 // Der Tagesspiegel - Germany - German

In the US just now things are headed in only one direction - down. The dollar, mortgage lending, virtually all economic data are showing a steep decline. And while President Bush is suffering a major setback at the NATO summit in Bucharest with respect to his hasty plan to enlarge the transatlantic alliance, his [Read more]

NATO Summit in Bucharest

April 3, 2008 // Berliner Morgenpost - Germany - German

NATO expansion At the NATO summit, Merkel has opposed President George Bush. Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a stand against rapid expansion of NATO by including Georgia and the Ukraine. She feels such a move comes too early. Merkel goes to the NATO summit, therefore, on a course counter to that of US President [Read more]
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