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We Want To Understand

April 28, 2016 // Akhbar Al Khaleej - Bahrain - Arabic

After what Obama said, it is no longer acceptable for us to take the position that “we’ve been fooled” by this kind of crafted talk and that we need to consider the matter.

Obama, a Huron in the Complicated Middle East

May 26, 2015 // Le Point - France - French

The flop at the summit of Gulf nations at Camp David is the latest consequence of the American president's mistakes in the Syrian conflict. Bashar al-Assad's regime has not relented. And in the fierce struggle to defend the Alawite strongholds, it continues to use chemical weapons against rebel troops and civilians. [Read more]

My Bomb, Your Bomb

May 24, 2015 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

• Even if Iran signs a nuclear agreement, an arms race could still occur in the Gulf states. • The Gulf states fear that if the oil and financial sanctions are lifted, Iran will have far greater resources at its disposal for its pursuit of supremacy in the Gulf and the Levant in the future. [Read more]

Obama between the Gulf and Tehran

May 21, 2015 // Le Monde - France - French

On Thursday, May 14, Barack Obama engaged in a difficult exercise of “cuddle therapy” with America’s allies in the Gulf region. At Camp David in Maryland, he received representatives from the six countries that are most frightened by the prospect of an agreement on Iranian nuclear power. He assured them, without [Read more]

War and Peace at Camp David

May 16, 2015 // - Canada - French

Outside the United States, Camp David evokes more than simply the American president's country residence. It is the place, one feels, where treaties that can change the world are signed. Isn't that what the accord between Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin was? This week, Barack Obama wants to repeat the feat. [Read more]
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