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Obama Makes History

March 24, 2016 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The president's arrival to Cuba last night extols the end of more than half a century of estrangement between the U.S. and Cuba.

The Obama Doctrine

March 21, 2016 // Ad-Dustour - Jordan - Arabic

President Obama has not supported an ally of the United States without directing the arrows of scrutiny and sharp criticisms at it.

Scalia’s Death Upsets US Politics

February 27, 2016 // Le Journal de Montreal - Canada - French

<i>The death of Supreme Court Justice [Antonin] Scalia is this year’s political event in the U.S. and should remain so until the elections.</i> I was lucky enough — a few years back — to meet Antonin Scalia when he went through Montreal for a conference, where he stood by his Canadian counterpart, Justice Ian [Read more]

Will Waterboarding Be Socially Acceptable Again?

January 31, 2016 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

<i>Nearly all the Republican presidential candidates favor a relaxation of America's ban on torture. If one of them wins the election, the brutal practice will once again become business as usual.</i> The first primary election takes place a week from now in the state of Iowa. By this summer, Democrats and [Read more]

On Withdrawal

January 30, 2016 // IPG Journal - Germany - German

How to survive the U.S. elections without Jon Stewart: The U.S. elections are a farce, have always been a farce and will remain forever a farce. They last for a long time — a very long time. Between Donald Trump's opening announcement in early summer 2015 and the actual voting in November 2016, a year and a half [Read more]
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