Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.


On the Warpath

September 14, 2014 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

On Wednesday night, Barack Obama gave a speech that he never could have imagined having to give. Just one day short of 13 years after the September 11 attacks, the president put the United States on the path of another war — or, more accurately, a revisited war — and cultivated public opinion with similar illusions [Read more]

Latin Americans in the US

September 14, 2014 // Juventud Rebelde - Cuba - Spanish

Historically, emigrating has been an absolutely normal act for human beings. Leaving the place where they were born and moving to another has always been something that the human race has done in search of new ways of living, better opportunities and greater prosperity. No one emigrates in order to live poorly. [Read more]

Inequality: The American What?

September 13, 2014 // Der Standard - Austria - German

Increasing inequality in the U.S. is turning more and more into a fundamental problem. Those who suffer from poverty in the United States have increasingly fewer chances to leave their misery behind. Without money, there is no education or professional training, which nowadays has a higher significance than two or [Read more]

Who’s Prudish?

September 13, 2014 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

When it comes to sexual matters, Americans are considered on the whole to be backward and uptight — and this at a time when the movie 'Wetlands' is playing in U.S. theaters. This prompted our correspondent to ask, 'Who's the prude around here?'

A War Crime

September 12, 2014 // El Comercio - Ecuador - Spanish

Terrorism, pure and simple. A masked man with a British accent stood in front of a camera and decapitated Steven Sotloff, an independent journalist who worked with Time and Foreign Policy. The news, which Washington has not officially confirmed, would be the second staging of an American journalist’s brutal murder [Read more]

Obama’s Miscalculation

September 12, 2014 // Berliner Zeitung - Germany - German

The president wants to help his party by withdrawing a controversial decree. But by doing that, he harms his own reputation — and all those illegal immigrants he actually wants to help.

September 11 Anniversary

September 12, 2014 // Al-Khaleej - U.A.E. - Arabic

The American war on terror, within the framework of Operation Enduring Freedom, not only did not make the world safer but has also made terrorism more rampant ...

A Voice from America's Future

April 28, 2011 // Watching America Editorial - USA - English

If measured by the gap between what they have done to the country (on the one hand), and the effectiveness of the form of government, founding documents and principles that the Founders gave them to work with (on the other), American politicians must collectively be some of the most pathetic in the world.
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