Obama’s UN Speech: A European View

Posted by John Rosenthal

Here is the headline to a report from the German news site Focus-Online on Obama’s Wednesday speech at the UN: “Obama Renounces the USA’s Claim to Leadership”

The Old “New” Trans-Int is Back

Posted by John Rosenthal

Those of you reading this message will be aware that a redesigned version of the old “new” Trans-Int site is back online. The long “Review” articles are available by clicking on the banner in the right column. I will continue using the site to post links to my articles elsewhere, as well as the occasional [...]

Purported Qaeda Video Threatens – and Thanks – Germany

Posted by John Rosenthal

The appearance of a purported Al-Qaeda video message threatening Germany has been widely reported. What has been less reported, however, are the profuse words of thanks to Germany with which the video begins. See my new article on Pajamas Media here.

Rendition “Victim” Masri Assaults German Mayor

Posted by John Rosenthal

During the last years of the Bush administration, Khaled Al-Masri, aka Khaled El-Masri, became the poster child of the international campaign again the American program of “extraordinary renditions.” Last Friday, Masri was arrested after assaulting the mayor of the German city of Neu-Ulm. This was just the latest in a series of violent crimes committed [...]