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Obama’s Hand

April 4, 2015 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Behind the buttons of their guayabera shirts, the color of their nightgowns, or the trim of their military suits, the most ruthless anti-imperialists of Latin America usually hide a fascination with the empire [United States]. Psychiatrists describe this phenomenon in their patients’ files as an approach-avoidance [Read more]

Obama’s Chameleonic Selma Speech

March 15, 2015 // Rebelión - Spain - Spanish

It is impossible not to compare him, albeit reluctantly, with leaders of the caliber of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, for he has risen to a level that until now no other African-American has achieved ...

Europe and America: Partners Even in Torture

January 11, 2015 // Al-Watan - Oman - Arabic

A report from the American Congress’ Senate Intelligence Committee recently exposed some methods of torture that American intelligence agencies have used. This report, known as the Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program, contains a total of 6,000 pages — though only [Read more]

Torture: An American Human Rights Concept?

December 26, 2014 // The People's Daily - China - Chinese

On Dec. 9, the U.S. Senate published the executive summary of the CIA 9/11 counterterrorism report. The report revealed that the degree of cruelty was much higher than what was originally published. Soon after, U.S. President Barack Obama issued a declaration denouncing the use of torture as a misalignment with [Read more]
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