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Bernie Sanders Does Not Surrender

May 24, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

<i>The idea of a tumultuous national convention is suddenly jolting Democrats.</i> Just a few weeks ago, it was the Republicans who had to fear a tumultuous party convention to nominate their presidential candidate, but the situation has been fundamentally altered. Real estate mogul Donald Trump is set as the [Read more]

Warning Signals from the Election: America’s Dreams of a Wall

April 5, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

<i>Barack Obama has already put forth a hesitant attempt to reduce America’s international commitments. The tone of hostility focused on globalization in the election leads one to assume that this trend will grow stronger.</i> The wall Donald Trump wants to have built on the border between the U.S. and Mexico is [Read more]

Hillary Clinton Knew the Risks of a Private Email Account

April 2, 2016 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>As secretary of state, the Democrat used a private server for work matters and ignored her employees’ security advice.</i> She may have lost the last five caucuses to her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, but Hillary Clinton still seems to be well positioned to lock up the Democratic nomination. As for facing [Read more]

US-Americans: You Can Do Anything

March 21, 2016 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

The American man is different than the European: He vehemently expresses his desires. It is but enough for him to imagine someone else losing face in a massive failure. America once again. And these great people are a kind hardly ever seen in Switzerland. These internal cigar smokers, who speak too loudly, are [Read more]

Donald Trump and the Japan Tractor Rhetoric

March 17, 2016 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

If there is one country whose people no longer find Donald Trump funny, it’s surely Japan. The isolationist rhetoric of the likely White House candidate rests on shamelessly demonizing several countries, among them Japan. The real estate giant has accused Tokyo (as well as Beijing, as it happens) of manipulating its [Read more]

Duel of Extremes

February 29, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

It's high time that Donald Trump had a clear Republican competitor. Marco Rubio could take on the role of the more moderate candidate, although he is really a hardliner too. <b>He's Done it Again</b> In the primaries in Nevada, Donald Trump has finished in first place, receiving the majority of the delegates' [Read more]
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