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Cultural Divorce

April 10, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Just 10 years ago, it went without saying for Republicans that they would win elections while defending anti-gay positions. The outcry raised by Indiana and its sneaky law on religious freedom is shutting down this automatic mechanism. It is evidence of the healthy divorce that has taken place between conservative law [Read more]

From Rand Paul to Hillary Clinton

April 10, 2015 // La Presse - Canada - French

Rand Paul started the week by making his presidential bid official. Hillary Clinton should be tackling the next one by throwing herself into the White House race, too, according to several American media sources, including CNN. The former secretary of state will undoubtedly wish for a less chaotic start than that of [Read more]

Jeb Bush’s Challenge

March 26, 2015 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

If by some miracle he is able to emerge clean out of the swamp, the White House could have a new (and much better) Republican president. If not, Mrs. Clinton might as well start preparing her inaugural speech.

We Won! Sorry, Obama!

March 21, 2015 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

After Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory in Israel, conservatives and neocons in the United States are jubilant. The Obama administration reacted atypically tersely.

How Netanyahu Helped Obama

March 13, 2015 // Handelsblatt - Germany - German

<i>Netanyahu came, saw and lost. With his speech to the U.S. Congress, Israel's prime minister could have distinguished himself as a statesman of caliber. But he failed — and thereby played into Obama's hands.</i> It couldn't have gone better for Barack Obama. First, the Israeli prime minister speaks before [Read more]

Bush or No Bush?

February 22, 2015 // Aktualnye Komentarii - Russia - Russian

The younger Bush plans to run for U.S. president on the Republican ticket. In contrast to the "inconsistent and indecisive" Obama, he intends to return the U.S. to the role of world leader. Experts believe that Jeb Bush has a good chance in running for the White House. Alexander Gusev, political scientist, director [Read more]
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