WASHINGTON- In the course of a generation in the United States, whites will be the new minority. In fact, according to data circulated today by the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2042 the majority of the population will be comprised mainly of Hispanics and Asians. This projection anticipates by eight years that drafted in [Read more]
The scene on the ground in Georgia remains very chaotic. Today the American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will arrive in the region after meeting with Nicolas Sarkozy and will present to the parties an outline for the cease-fire.
In the meantime the Georgia government has announced that Russian troops have [Read more]
Is it finished or will its effects be felt later on? Much will depend on the decisions on loans and on the real estate market
Almost a year from the beginning of the most serious financial crisis since the Thirties, the biggest surprise is how solid the American economy seems to be. In spite of the catastrophic [Read more]
The large weight of the military-industrial complex has distorted society--economically and spiritually--to such an extent that the society now depends on war like a drug addict depends on his dose.
Thomas Schweich, U.S. Coordinator for Counternarcotics, points the finger at corruption within the Karzai government. And at NATO’s paralysis.
WASHINGTON – The drug trade in Afghanistan finances not just the guerilla effort but also the government of President Hamid Karzai. The former American envoy appointed [Read more]
In an interview with Le Figaro, the French president boasted about being “the only French person who got to meet him.” “Obama?” said the president, “he is a friend of mine..."
Americans may not have yet decided who to send to the White House in the November elections, but on the question of who they would like to have in their backyard on a summer day to share chit-chat, beer and grilled cutlets they don’t have any doubts: Barack Obama.
For 52% of Americans, the Senator from [Read more]
Washington - The President of the United States will attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing on August 8th. This was confirmed by the White House today. Beforehand, Bush’s participation in the opening ceremony was called into question by the Beijing government, in regards to the protection of [Read more]
Vargas Llosa: “Latin Literature is now born here.”
Even though it is less clean now with Bloomberg as the mayor than it used to be with Giuliani, New York continues to be a very fascinating city--the Babylon of the 21st century, a modern Babel Tower, the capital of today’s world. I have been here, in Manhattan, [Read more]