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How Bill Clinton Squandered His Reputation

May 18, 2008 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

Hillary Clinton is facing defeat in the U.S. presidential primaries. Bill Clinton has already lost due to the fact that he has morphed into a political rowdy. While America’s media awaits the end of the presidential primaries in early June, they while away the time with the maliciously gleeful question “Whatever [Read more]

McCain Swiped “Family Recipes” From the Internet

May 14, 2008 // Blick - Switzerland - German

McCain swiped “family recipes” from the internet With recipes like these, John McCain can do little to improve the ratty Republican image – not least because they didn’t really come from his grandma. Tuna Hawaiian style, farfalle with turkey sausages or rosemary chicken: these great sounding dishes appeared [Read more]

American Support For Teheran?

May 11, 2008 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

The Iranian sister organization of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has accused the United States of indirectly supporting the Teheran regime’s war against the rebels. Head of the Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK), Haji Ahmedi, declared that the U.S. provided aerial reconnaissance intelligence to Turkey which was [Read more]

Iraq, Electoral Nightmare

April 7, 2008 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

Iraq or the economy? Until November, they will be the two pillars of the American presidential campaign, the two issues around which sides will be taken. Five years after the start of the war, its crisis has lost a bit of its urgency to the United States: the number of deaths has fallen dramatically since 30,000 [Read more]

Iraq: Electoral Nightmare

March 25, 2008 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

Iraq or the economy? Until November, these will be the two pillars of the American presidential campaign, the two themes around which the camps are taking shape and confronting. Five years after the start of the war, its settlement has lost a little of its urgency in the United States: the number of deaths has clearly [Read more]

Iraq, a Chronically Unfinished Endeavor

March 20, 2008 // Corriere del Ticino - Switzerland - Italian

When, on March 20th, 2003, American bombs lit up the sky over Baghdad, and as CNN announced the televised revival of the first Gulf War, everything should have been decided after a month of attacks. Instead, five years later, we once again find ourselves talking about Iraq as a chronically unfinished endeavor. A war [Read more]
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