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Don’t Link the Past to Security

January 2, 2015 // The JoongAng Ilbo - South Korea - English

The limited or indirect pact between Seoul and Tokyo to share military information on North Korea underscores how complicated and twisted the bilateral relationship is today.

When I Die, I’m Still Black

January 2, 2015 // Shargh - Iran - Persian

What has happened and is happening to black people in America is a terrifying nightmare of discrimination and degradation that finds expression every day and every hour.

US Pressures North Korea — Please Don’t Drag China In

January 1, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Recently, Sony Pictures Co. moved forward with filming an absurd comedy about the assassination of Kim Jong Un, despite the protests of the North Korean government. However, when it came time for the movie to be released, hackers hit Sony, causing it to halt the release of the movie to the public. This situation is not [Read more]

America’s Stain

December 28, 2014 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The hard-hitting report by the U.S. Senate on the torture practices of the CIA looks like an act of self-purification, but there is no consensus in the U.S. against torture, and the ban imposed by President Obama can be dismantled with the stroke of a pen. Dianne Feinstein is a courageous woman. It is thanks to her, [Read more]

Europa Must Indict

December 21, 2014 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The terrorists of Sept. 11 have not only destroyed the skyscrapers in New York, but they also damaged the ability to know right from wrong for many Americans.

Obama’s Dithering on Torture

December 18, 2014 // Le Point - France - French

<i>The publication of a damning investigation into the CIA’s interrogation methods is also another demonstration of the president’s procrastination.</i> American democracy has an admirable quality: It never hesitates to investigate its mistakes, its excesses, and even its abominations. Whether it’s a matter [Read more]
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