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A Nuclear Power So Vulnerable to Islamism

December 28, 2007 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

Who Benefits from the crime? The question is unavoidable in the aftermath of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Should I listen to some of her supporters, who already see a Machiavellian plan of President Pervez Musharraf to remove his main rival from the legislative elections of January 8, and even, why not, justify [Read more]

Global Fluidity and Planetary Panic!

October 9, 2007 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

There is now a great deal of concern over the global effects of the American subprime crisis. Even our very own UBS [a financial services company], well known for its supposed prudence, didn't emerge from this risk mortgage affair unscathed - indeed, it ended up losing billions of dollars - and that says quite a lot. [Read more]

Global Fluidity and the Planetary Panic!

October 9, 2007 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

There is now a great deal of concern over the global effects of the American subprime crisis. Even our very own UBS [a financial services company], well known for its supposed prudence, didn't emerge from this risk mortgage affair unscathed - indeed, it ended up losing billions of dollars - and that says quite a lot. [Read more]

Iraq: The Worst is Yet to Come

April 11, 2007 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

Yellowed images and memories that are finally fading. Anniversaries usually serve to bring to the surface a past that has little by little been slipping away. The date of April 9, which is when American troops entered Baghdad, doesn't fulfill that purpose. The images are still current. They are filled with blood and [Read more]

Iraq: The Worst is Yet to Come

April 11, 2007 // 24 heures - Switzerland - French

Yellowed images and memories that are finally fading. Anniversaries usually serve to bring to the surface a past that has little by little been slipping away. The date of April 9, which is when American troops entered Baghdad, doesn't fulfill that purpose. The images are still current. They are filled with blood and [Read more]

The 'Stain' on America is a Stain on Us All

February 6, 2007 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

The arbitrary detention of prisoners in Guantanamo is a disgraceful stain the reputation of the United States. But the really tiresome thing about disgraceful stains is that they are like easily transmissible diseases. We have seen two recent examples. The first is the matter of Confederation government ministries [Read more]

'Stain' on America is a Stain on Us All

February 6, 2007 // 24 heures - Switzerland - French

The arbitrary detention of prisoners in Guantanamo is a disgraceful stain the reputation of the United States. But the really tiresome thing about disgraceful stains is that they are like easily transmissible diseases. We have seen two recent examples. The first is the matter of Confederation government ministries [Read more]
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