English Opinion

Attacks on satellites

The next big threat: War in space

Washington - Among the memorabilia in Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein's office is a fragment of the Wright brothers' first airplane. But the most intriguing items may be two small plastic satellites on sticks that can be maneuvered to simulate a dogfight in space. Space is now a potential battle zone, Goldfein explains in an interview... weiter

America first

Trump is selling snake oil to the Rust Belt

Washington - Donald Trump boasts that his "America First" trade and economic policies are bringing well-paid manufacturing jobs back to America. That's probably his biggest "deliverable" to Trump voters. But is this claim true? Trump won the presidency partly because he voiced the anger of American workers about lost jobs and stagnant wages... weiter

Arab Barometer

The Arab Spring, six years later

Washington - The Arab Spring may seem like a distant memory, but a new report by a team of Arab and American analysts argues that across the Middle East people still feel the same yearning for better governance and rule of law that motivated protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The persistence of this vision of more modern and just government is... weiter

Trump's presidency

Stephen Bannon's dangerous populist revolution

Washington - At the red-hot center of President Trump's first 10 days in office has been his strategist Stephen Bannon, who proclaims a global populist movement for "Judeo-Christian" values and against radical Islam.Bannon is a passionate ideologue who is the intellectual center of the new administration... weiter

Beliebte Inhalte

  1. Warning against populists and demagogues in Europe and U.S.
  2. "We’re fortunate I’m a multi-billionaire"
  3. Procedures for the appointment of the Secretary-General
  1. "We’re fortunate I’m a multi-billionaire"