Tag Archives: George W. Bush

“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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Almost a Significant Emotional Event (After 9-11)

Thanks to Democracy Now!. Last week, pictures were broadcast by CBS which shocked the world. I still consider them one of the Significant Emotional Events* in my whole life. I have written about my whereabouts on that very day five … Continue reading

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How War Against Terror Became War Against Journalists Turning War Against Terror Again

When listening to journalists’ immediate comments after the attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on 11 September 2001, one could only expect that the world would change forever. Of course, all of us feared long-lasting war with the … Continue reading

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Troubled German-American Relationships And the Upcoming War With Iraq

Yesterday, Süddeutsche Zeitung reported that former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder had been wiretapped by NSA in late 2002 when former President George W. Bush had been angered by Schröder who had publicly made sure that Germany’s transatlantic loyalty has its … Continue reading

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