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Putin supports Syria’s Assad: He who eats alone chokes alone

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Putin supports Syria’s Assad: He who eats alone chokes alone

The Syrian civil war was one of the topics at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. President Putin of Russia found himself isolated, supporting Bashar al-Assad‘s regime. The Western countries usually speak with one voice and get behind regime change based on their self-interests.    The civil war in Syria can be seen by the […]

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Putin: A man finds many faults in a woman when…

Filed in foreign affairs by on June 7, 2013 3 Comments
Putin: A man finds many faults in a woman when…

NDCSFAAH9JUW Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife of thirty years  are divorcing. Public figures are not exempt from divorce. Speculation about their divorce has been going on for years. Many think it is a strategic decision to improve Putin’s image. The street is saying that he is planning to marry a gymnast less than […]

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Benghazi stain on Obama’s presidency: Every head has its own kind of headache

Benghazi stain on Obama’s presidency: Every head has its own kind of headache

The handling of the Benghazi terror attack by the Obama administration has been a failure. It was naive to think that an American consulate in Libya could be safe. The worst part was to conceal the truth for political reasons. If the truth had known during the presidential election, President Obama would be in serious trouble of winning his […]

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US arms Syrian rebels: A donkey says thank you with a kick

US arms Syrian rebels: A donkey says thank you with a kick

The US is the policeman of our planet; at least, they have given themselves that role. While tension is high with Islamists  all around the world, the US is once again engaged in the Syrian conflict by arming so-called rebels. The US has not learned the lesson of Iraq and Libya. If the engagement of […]

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Immigrants attacking the countries that welcome them: Don’t pee in the bed that you sleep on

Immigrants attacking the countries that welcome them: Don’t pee in the bed that you sleep on

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston marathon suspect, has admitted his involvement in planting the bombs that killed three people. He also told investigators that his now dead brother was the driving force behind the attack. While he may be right, it will be hard to get sympathy from the public. He will likely face the death […]

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Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady, dies: Death’s ladder is there for everyone to climb

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on April 15, 2013 1 Comment
Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady, dies: Death’s ladder is there for everyone to climb

Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87. For many, she was an Iron Woman. Her name was synonymous with toughness in a woman. She will be remembered also as a controversial person. Her death doesn’t mean sadness for all: Argentinians (the Falklands in 1982), the Irish, and unions in England will remember her […]

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US favors Israel over Palestine: A mother of twins should have impartial breasts

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on March 26, 2013 7 Comments
US favors Israel over Palestine: A mother of twins should have impartial breasts

President Obama has just visited the Middle East. His vision and hope for peace in this troubled region of the world is known. However, no tangible progress has been made since he has been in the White House and since his historic speech to the Arab world in Cairo. President Obama’s actions resemble a polygamist with two wives who […]

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Dennis Rodman in North Korea: You cannot exchange peace for war

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Sport by on March 19, 2013 0 Comments
Dennis Rodman in North Korea: You cannot exchange peace for war

Dennis Rodman and his trip with the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team to North Korea prove that sports certainly can bring people together. It proves also that aggressiveness and sanctions are not a diplomatic way of solving issues. Dennis Rodman is not a politician but an ex-athlete who can bring together the Korean people and the […]

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Don’t compare John Kerry to Hillary Clinton: Men for tea, women for talk

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on March 11, 2013 0 Comments
Don’t compare John Kerry to Hillary Clinton: Men for tea, women for talk

People who fight for gender equality compare a man to a woman. Is it really fair to compare Hillary Clinton to John Kerry? What they have in common is selling US foreign policy to the rest of the world. Naturally, women are more diplomatic than men. Has Hillary Clinton achieved some diplomatic accomplishments during her four years […]

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Chavez dies: When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves

Chavez dies: When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves

The champion of the poor is dead! May his soul rest in peace! Hugo Chavez left the world at 58 with an impressive fingerprint. Seen as a dictator, unjustly criticized for almost anything that he did by Western media, for many in his country and around the world he was an hero! I love the […]

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