Facing death threats and opposition from insurance and pharmaceutical companies, the U.S. president struggles to realize the priority of his first year in office: the reform of the American healthcare system.
The president's empty rhetoric is becoming more and more obvious.
Since he arrived at the White House, Barack Obama has been reluctant to investigate the reign of his predecessor, George W. Bush. But perhaps the latest scandal regarding the Bush administration will change his mind.
As of today, Attorney General Eric Holder has moved to name a special investigation into the [Read more]
The United States has a long list of serious problems that requires all the White House’s energy right now, and it does not seem very reasonable to continue rummaging in a convulsed and extraordinary past from a historic point of view.
In taking on the task [of trying in court the alleged crimes committed by the Bush administation], [Obama] risks his political future, and surely, his re-election.
The investigation into the killing of Taliban members uncovers Bush's dirty antiterrorist policy.
The preliminary agreement between the United States and Russia to reduce around a third of their strategic nuclear arsenals over a seven year span by means of a treaty, which will replace the treaty from 1991 and should be ready in December, is an encouraging indication that relations are thawing between the two [Read more]
The Iranian hawks have left the streets. But the regime has lost its legitimacy.
The calm previously dynamited by fraudulent elections has returned to the streets of Tehran. The repression of the theocratic regime now adopts more specific shapes, those of a purge. Hundreds of activists, random citizens, journalists or [Read more]
In any event, something has changed since Barack Obama’s arrival in the White House, as much for Americans as for Europeans. We have moved beyond blaming the United States for everything; to seeing it as the solution to everything.
The question now is to what extent the U.S. and U.K. can sustain a long-range offensive to occupy and pacify a country where, historically, all other major world powers have failed.