This is hardly a case of whistle blowing. What the US thinks of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin or Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and so many others is salacious, even amusing. But it does no constitute wrongdoing.
Perhaps some good may come out of this episode after all. The United States, in spite of its democratic institutions, has been running a global foreign policy that has been largely covert, manipulative and sometimes unlawful since the end of the World War II.
New life has been infused into the dying body of the American far right. The positive results it secured in the last congressional elections have brought it back to consciousness, albeit temporarily. However, the pre-election proclamation of a landslide victory did not happen, since the Democrats have preserved their [Read more]
We are all for a nuke-free Middle East and nuke-free world. But this noble goal will elude the world as long as it fails to adopt a uniform policy and standard on disarmament.
Barack Obama is returning to Asia, where he lived as a child and where he experienced his early life. Many Asian countries have since changed from one world to another, an amazing departure from backwardness, famine and poverty to progress and self-sufficiency. From the age of six until 10, Obama lived in Jakarta with [Read more]
In the recent past, American politics were focused on Pakistan first; now India has usurped the spotlight in Washington. The relationship with Pakistan is a crucial point for America in Afghanistan and the war on terror. After endless submission, India will strive for a more comprehensive relation of wider extent.
Is China quaking? Obama has climbed the back of an Indian elephant to kill the Chinese tiger.
[...] to what extent is it right to adopt the theory held by the leaders of the Likud party that the “defeat” of President Obama’s party translates into a “victory” for the leader of their government, Benjamin Netanyahu?
The Palestinians waited for the US to come to their rescue. But it never did. Then the midterm elections changed everything. As a result Israel is now ready to alter the game plan, yet again.
Reform is long overdue. It is absurd that the allocation of permanent seats on the Security Council is still based on the victors of World War II.