[P]rojects built up by the U.S. to break down Russia’s isolation are beginning to bear fruit — Nord Stream 2, for example, which Washington openly says is practically its main objective in attacking Russia.
There is something rotten in the state of America, and that is the culture of violence that is embraced by the whole society: from the entertainment industry to politics, from sports to family life
<i>The leader of the free world is dragging us into an economic war — a war without an enemy. Barack Obama has clearly learned nothing from the past.</i>
On paper, U.S. President Barack Obama is the leader of the free world. Almost two months ago, the terrorist organization Islamic State captured a number of [Read more]
Yesterday, the United States began airstrikes in Iraq to stop the Sunni terrorist movement Islamic State - formerly known as ISIL. What made Obama decide to intervene now?
Why did President Barack Obama order "targeted air strikes" in Iraq?
Thursday night - Dutch time - he gave two reasons. First, there are dozens of [Read more]
<i/>The era of prohibition in the United States of the 1920s, during which time alcohol was banned for a period of 13 years, turned out to be impossible to enforce. The same basically applies to the prohibition of marijuana: It must fall.</i>
This is not claimed by just anyone; it is a call made by The New York [Read more]
<i>The insurance firm Achmea spent 440,000 euros on a speech by Bill Clinton. According to Achmea, the content of Clinton’s speech was worth more than the amount he received. “Rubbish,” writes Bart Smout.</i>
A whopping sum of 440,000 euros (approximately $600,000): That’s how much the insurance firm Achmea [Read more]
In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed private individuals and companies to donate unlimited amounts of money to so-called super PACs, political organizations that are not officially tied to specific candidates, but in actuality finance their campaigns. Since the ruling, big money in the U.S. has had unprecedented [Read more]
Just when Obama — and with him, everybody in America — hoped that Iraq had settled down, the fallen paradise along the Euphrates and Tigris checks in with very bad news, as usual. "People, this is the era of the Islamic state,"* ISIL announced, along with showing a video of what that means: In the middle of the [Read more]
Hillary Clinton still refuses to answer the question of whether she will run for president of the United States of America, but she keeps giving the impression that she will. She would like to see a woman come to power in the United States. “Of course I want the U.S. to have a woman leader soon as well,” she said [Read more]
Of course Facebook won't abuse the new feature on the app it will be launching soon. After all, Facebook wants what is best for people; all it wishes to do is to build one big global network of friends. But it is definitely convenient, if all of these global friends allow you to monitor their smart phones. [Read more]