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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]

Imperialism: Europe and America 'Inherit the Storm'

August 24, 2006 // 24 heures - Switzerland - French

In truly every way, Europe has set seeds to the wind. And in these distressing days of open or incipient war and terrorism, Europe dreads to inherit the storm ... with the catastrophic reinforcement of the American hawks." Astonished, then attentive, Europe observes the literary tide coming from India. Heralded by the [Read more]

No More Blank Checks for Bush

July 4, 2006 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

GUANTANAMO: American Supreme Court verdict - The president went beyond his executive powers by instituting special tribunals. Does the War against Terrorism justify anything? Even the horrors and the torture? After the shock of September 11th, 2001, the people of the United States followed their president as though [Read more]

'No More Blank Checks' for Bush

June 30, 2006 // 24 heures - Switzerland - French

GUANTANAMO: American Supreme Court verdict - The president went beyond his executive powers by instituting special tribunals. Does the war against terrorism justify anything? Even the horrors and the torture? After the shock of September 11, 2001, the people of the United States followed their president as though they [Read more]

The Guantanamo Machine Gets Jammed

June 19, 2006 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

A prisoner found dead in his cell. A nightmare for any warden. Among all of the means of escape, suicide is a challenge to any prison system, and Guantanamo is no exception to this traditional scenario. The most high-tech prison camp in the world has failed its mission. Under the watchful gaze of hundreds of cameras, [Read more]

The Guantanamo Machine Gets Jammed

June 18, 2006 // 24heures - Switzerland - French

A prisoner found dead in his cell. A nightmare for any warden. Among all of the means of escape, suicide is a challenge to any prison system, and Guantanamo is no exception to this traditional scenario. The most high-tech prison camp in the world has failed in its mission. Under the watchful gaze of hundreds of [Read more]
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