[T]his is not a harmless culture war ... It is not a quarrel on Facebook. Rather, it is a development that worries the Norwegian government.
We can see Theodore Roosevelt’s old carrot and stick policy in action.
The sanctions imposed by The United States a few days ago on Hungary are an unprecedented decision. Never before have Americans punished any member country of the EU, which is their biggest ally.
Washington is claiming that the decision to forbid entry to the U.S. to six Hungarian citizens is due to attempted [Read more]
<i>“I killed 61 this time, but I am coming back next year! Beware, America! I am saying this: [I am] Jaws!”*</i>
If Joey “Jaws” Chestnut had said these sentences over the phone, the world champion hot dog eater would possibly be explaining the meaning of his statement in a cell in Guantanamo. [Read more]
Thirteen years ago, at a university seminar about the history of the United States in the 20th century, a question was raised about whether the world’s obvious — at the time — leading power could be considered an empire or not. As a child “raised” with Radio Free Europe and Ronald Reagan’s harsh anti-Soviet [Read more]
I’m not quite sure, after the Sept. 11 attacks or even after the CIA released — obviously only partially — numerous Cold War files, what kind of naïve souls continue with the illusion that the U.S. is a moral authority
It’s worth sending a few important Western media personalities to Budapest on a training course to give them the opportunity to experience the life in some 'suppressed' left-wing media offices and breathe the air of real press freedom.
Since his re-election, Obama seems to have changed. The political-tightrope-walking, wise, compromise-seeking politician is gone. During his second term, Obama has become much braver in his support of sensitive topics such as same-sex marriage, climate change, restrictions on gun ownership, equal opportunities and [Read more]
The National Interest says that the problem with Romney is that he is an elitist, his campaign is poor and he cannot persuade his voters that he is "one of them."
<i>It is now clear that Obama will not be able to fulfill one of his election promises from four years ago: he could not, by any means, get the Palestinian-Israeli conflict out of its deadlock.</i>
The American president has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on March 5. There will be [Read more]