Time to repay our debt to the Islamic/arabic world?

Now we live in a world dominated by political correctness and desire to avoid to see the truth. We see this all over the place on discussion on all kinds of issues. If you say something negative about certain groups or cultures then you are automatically considered to be a …

To deny your own words and/or actions

One of the funniest aspects of monitoring politics around the world is how difficult it is for politicians to accept their own actions and statements. Many say one thing before an election and then say “I didn’t say that” or even state that they didn’t say something few weeks ago. …

Is EU now the enemy?

It is interesting to follow the new information coming out about the activities of the American Intelligence Community, a.k.a. US spy industry. Now it comes out that they have been planting programs and even setting up equipment within friendly embassies and governmental buildings. Not only in the US but also …

Outdated Foreign Service “business model”?

Usually countries set up an embassy in every country they have diplomatic relations to. For many countries such as the US, UK, France, Russia and China this is no problem. For many small countries this is however not a realistic option both due to the financial cost and lack of …

“Home of the brave” – yeah right!

Americans very often like to talk about America as the “Home of the brave” even though by now they show really the opposite. The aftermath of horrible terrorist attack on Boston with the regular suggestions and even proposals from prominent politicians is yet another telling sign of these so-called brave …