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Obama-Trudeau, Merkel-Hollande: New World vs. Old World

March 14, 2016 // Rue89 - France - French

<i>Editor's note: See original article in French for images in question.</i> A tweet, a simple tweet, with two photos; no caption, or rather just two short words, America/Europe. What jumps out? The caption doesn’t hint at how we should compare the two images. That’s your job, this tweeter (Mélissa [Read more]

Paris and the Rubicon

December 3, 2015 // Jornal O Globo - Brazil - Portuguese

<i>France needs military means in order to keep the solemn promise of destroying the Islamic State.</i> Nov. 13 in Paris was the crossing of the Rubicon. Following the attacks on the Russian plane in the Sinai and Shiite neighborhoods in Beirut, the attack on the French capital indicated an irreversible transition [Read more]

Ankara’s ‘Provocation’

December 1, 2015 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

The downing of the Russian airplane by Turkish fighter jets was not an incident that came about through chance, but because [Russian] pilots violated Turkey's aerial space and did not leave despite the warnings. All the evidence and all the indications lead to the conclusion that this was an extreme, provocative act by [Read more]

The West and the Financing of Terrorism

October 6, 2014 // La Presse - Canada - French

<i>Despite denials, several Western countries, including France and the United States, finance terrorist groups indirectly and often unintentionally, the author highlights.</i> The little phrase almost went unnoticed. Yet it was explosive. During an interview with The New York Times the [week before last], President [Read more]
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