Tag Archives: Guido Westerwelle

What Stupid Interviews Are Good For

While the media’s groaning about rather stupid teaser (“A Day in the Life of Iran’s President”) for Ann Curry’s upcoming interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (“Why are you working so hard?”) is becoming louder, we now might get to know the … Continue reading

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Stabilizing the Region

When Saudi Arabian tanks, on invitation of Bahrain’s King Hamad Al Khalifa, invaded the tiny Gulf island on March 14, what has been called the Arab Spring uprisings had their heyday. Tunisia’s dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali had fled … Continue reading

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The Price for Illicit Journalism

The two reporters of German tabloid BamS, Marcus Hellwig and Jens Koch, which had been sentenced to 20 months in prison on charges on “acting against national security” for illicitly entering Iran on tourist visas have been freed yesterday. Their … Continue reading

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