Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Ahmadinejad, Trump

A few days after then Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had made what was widely regarded anti-Semitic rants at the UN General Assembly in September 2008, he met, still in New York, with ultra-orthodox Jews. This is remarkable only on first … Continue reading

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Five Years With the Taliban

Thirty-one-year old Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been kept in captivity by Taliban in Afghanistan for five years after having left his post had pleaded guilty to desertion. Now he is awaiting being sentenced in Fort Bragg in N.Y. He … Continue reading

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“Iran aggressively pursues these weapons and exports terror, while an unelected few repress the Iranian people’s hope for freedom”

When reading president Trump’s new strategy on Iran and his respective remarks one cannot help: déjà vu. The above statement has been uttered 15 years ago by Trump’s predecessor, George W. Bush, when addressing the American people in his first … Continue reading

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A Slap in the Face Deserved

When the Nobel Committee in Oslo will confer this year’s Peace award to the architects of of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“Iran nuclear deal”) of July 2015 (who else would deserve it?), it at the same time does … Continue reading

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Thank You Chelsea

When Chelsea Manning gave her first interview, to ABC, after her release last month, we saw a young pretty woman and, for the first time, heard her self-confident and determined voice. What she has done for us still can’t be … Continue reading

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