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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]

The Candidate and Her Companion, American style

January 22, 2007 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

A candidate for the presidency with a cumbersome spouse … is it Deja vu? The comparison stops there. Hillary Rodham Clinton is no Segolene Royal [female Frencg presidential candidate]. The senator from New York doesn't need a Arnaud Montebourg to know that the way in which she manages Bill's legacy will be a [Read more]

The Candidate and Her Companion, American style

January 22, 2007 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

A candidate for the presidency with a cumbersome spouse … is it Deja vu? The comparison stops there. Hillary Rodham Clinton is no Segolene Royal [female Frencg presidential candidate]. The senator from New York doesn't need a Arnaud Montebourg to know that the way in which she manages Bill's legacy will be a [Read more]

America's Newfound Humility and Why We Might Regret it

November 7, 2006 // 24 heures - Switzerland - French

Americans are voting today to renew their national legislature. The timing is therefore appropriate to evoke a strange phenomenon: the recent rhetorical toning-down of George W. Bush. Sentences like "Mission accomplished," "bring'em to me dead or alive," "we are winning," "America won't cut and run," and "we'll stay [Read more]

America's Newfound Humility and Why We Might Regret it

November 7, 2006 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

Americans are voting today to renew their national legislature. The timing is therefore appropriate to evoke a strange phenomenon: the recent rhetorical toning-down of George W. Bush. Sentences like "Mission accomplished," "bring'em to me dead or alive," "we are winning," "America won't cut and run," and "we'll stay [Read more]
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