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Trump Victory As Mandate for Change

By Barry D. Wood November 18, 2016 WASHINGTON: Historian Douglas Brinkley of Rice University describes the unexpected victory of Donald Trump as a social revolution comparable only to the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980. “There’s been nothing like this […]

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Top European Leaders, Still  Perplexed and  Worried By Donald Trump’s Election, are Urging Him to Reinforce Close Cooperation on TransAtlantic Defense and Trade Issues

By Axel Krause   Paris, November 14, 2016   It was no real surprise. Far-right, populist leaders in France, Italy, Britain, and Hungary, among others, notably Russia's Vladimir Putin  almost immediately cheered

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. Credits: Gage Skidmore.


By Robert J. Guttman November 10, 2016 Picture: Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. Credits: Gage Skidmore.   Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, FDR, Reagan, Trump. Even Fillmore, Buchanan, Arthur, Pierce and Trump

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It’s almost over!

By Robert J. Guttman October 26, 2016   America’s most negative, chaotic and downright weird presidential election in the modern era is, thankfully, drawing to a close. Most Americans will feel a

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The race to explore Mars and Outer Space is definitely on in the US, Europe, Russia and China

By Axel Krause Paris, October 18, 2016 Anytime in the next few weeks, after several months of streaking through outer space, a state-of-the-art module of the European Space Agency will


Sanders vs. Trump: Two Grumpy Old Men Could Be Our Nominees for President

By Robert J. Guttman January 12, 2016   President Bernie Sanders. President Donald Trump. Yes, folks it could happen. It most likely will not be either of these men on the ballot in

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Dissenting Views on Ukraine

September 12, 2014 By: Barry D. Wood WASHINGTON:  Back in February Oxford’s Timothy Garton Ash, arguably the wisest interpreter of events in Eastern Europe, observed that the future of Putin,


Anti-democracy pundits wrong again in Turkey

By David Meyers   For years, opponents of human freedom and champions of realpolitik have pointed to Turkey as an example of why we shouldn't let people govern themselves. According


The French-led War in Mali: Goals, Results and Risks

The French-led War in Mali: Goals, Results and Risks  Since his election as France's president last May, Francois Hollande has confronted a stagnant economy, record double-digit unemployment, sagging popularity,


LOOKING AHEAD: Election Eve Issues: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

LOOKING AHEAD:  Election Eve Issues:   Jobs, Jobs, Jobs By Robert J. Guttman As voters get ready to go to the polls on November 6th, the main issue on our minds

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