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Obama Takes Inspiration from Bush Senior

September 20, 2014 // El País - Spain - Spanish

<i>The international coalition to defeat jihadi fighters emulates the one formed by George H.W. Bush in 1991 against Saddam Hussein.</i> Everything about Obama’s address to the nation this Tuesday — the tone, the rhetoric, the strategy — was reminiscent of George Bush, George Bush Sr. President Obama announced [Read more]

Russia Cannot Hurl Itself into Oblivion

September 16, 2014 // Izvestia - Russia - Russian

Like any normal person, I have been looking on in horror at the bombardment of Novorossiya, the destroyed homes, weeping women, and streams of thousands of refugees from Ukraine to Russia. Sooner or later, wars end in peace, but both sides simply will not be reconciled. The most practical solution is autonomy for [Read more]

Francis Fills the Leadership Vacuum

September 10, 2014 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

The last few weeks saw movement toward a united Europe, but no decisions on the big issues that began with the horrors in Gaza, continued with the founders of the caliphate burying dozens of peaceful Yazidis — Zoroastrian worshipers — alive and ended with villages abandoned by thousands of fleeing Christian [Read more]

Leadership in Decline

September 5, 2014 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

It is argued that America’s problem lies in the fact that it has a weak president, and that France’s liability is Francois Hollande. Both opinions are wrong. First of all, let’s consider the case of America. Whoever was president today would have to deal with exactly the same limitations of power and influence [Read more]

Obama Destroys Salaries

September 22, 2010 // El Diario Exterior - Spain - Spanish

It does not appear that things can get any worse in what used to be the stronghold of the free world. Exponential public waste, unaudited government debts, unacceptable fiscal deficit, the stress of the socialization of medicine, the worsening of the financial picture of social security, new pressures on people to [Read more]
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