His revelations about American spying on Latin American ally nations has caused a diplomatic mess; since this spying has infringed upon the political rights of all those governments, it proves that the United States has no friends, only interests.
The espionage carried out by the United States threatens the sovereignty of nations and the citizens' right to privacy. According to the leaks by Edward Snowden, the pirating of electronic materials, the network of control antennas, the infiltration of intercontinental communication cables and PRISM — a vast [Read more]
Karzai, who seems to be losing footing, refuses to be marginalized by a possible agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban.
Thanks to a powerful network of domestic and foreign allies, the domestic spying apparatus operates with impunity. Government branches like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cooperate by giving information and and by pursuing groups and individuals who are under surveillance. Israel is a key ally of the IRS. [Read more]
But is such a 'reset' plausible when it would mean not a new bipolarity but rather an unprecedented cooperation, which proved impossible between Rome and Carthage — and very difficult between the USSR and the U.S. itself?
Americans who watched TV in 2008 will certainly remember Hillary Clinton’s commercial against Barack Obama when they were both running for the Democratic presidential nomination: A phone was ringing in semi-darkness and no one picked it up, while a voice wondered what would happen if, in the early morning, an [Read more]
There are currently a lot of people who consider the U.S. to be the world’s sheriff; the rest accuse it of believing itself to be so.
Obama's objective was fulfilled: Greetings, pictures and illusory hopes had been placed on the table — hopes that went beyond even the original false expectations
On Feb. 12, 2013, in his annual State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unilaterally announced that negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union were underway.
The story he broke was confirmed hours later, with a joint declaration from the American president and [Read more]
In the United States there is no greater crime than informing the population of the barbaric acts carried out by the government in its name.