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The Sanctions against Iran

August 20, 2018 // La Razon - Bolivia - Spanish

<i>The sanctions against Iran open a new diplomatic and trading conflict between the United States and the European Union.</i> On Monday, the first group of sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran was enforced, after Donald Trump decided to ignore the agreement reached in July 2015 between the Persian [Read more]

The Dismantling of the United States

May 23, 2015 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>Pakistan raises the question of self-determination for Hawaii and Alaska at the United Nations A historic first.</i> Is this the beginning of the dismantling of the United States? Undoubtedly not, but nevertheless the question has now been raised at the U.N. On Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hawaiian [Read more]

What They’re Not Telling Us

April 1, 2015 // Le Nouvelliste - Haiti - French

Spread the word because they don’t always tell us to our face: Haiti is not the center of the world. Barack Obama, the American president, does not wake up every morning asking what his annoying neighbors are up to. Yes, Haiti is more of an annoyance than anything else. Out of politeness, the Americans do not always [Read more]

The Battered League of Good

October 3, 2014 // La Republica - Uruguay - Spanish

Last week, the United States announced the launch in Europe of a new super league to fight the Sunni insurgent group, the Islamic State. Forty countries announced with great fanfare that…none of them was going to commit ground troops to the fight. Domestic opposition in the United States was putting pressure on [Read more]