According to the Gallup poll, 66% of Americans have a favorable opinion of Michelle Obama, that's 14% more than that of her husband. Although President Obama claimed that Michelle had no presidential ambitions, US experts believe that the First Lady would have made a good politician. Is there a possibility that Michelle is laying out her career?
What are the possible developments of US foreign policy in 2016? Despite the fact that the focus of the presidential campaigns during 2016 will be taken up by domestic policy issues, the decisions of the American leadership on foreign policy and security will nevertheless exercise considerable influence on domestic political affairs.
Poland is considering housing US nuclear weapons within its borders, yet it is a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons Treaty, and they intend to carry out the treaty's conditions scrupulously. However participation in the NPNW Treaty hasn't prevented other signatories from housing American nuclear weapons.
A Russian startup N-Tech.Lab won the world championship in face recognition MegaFace Benchmark organized by the University of Washington. The algorithm, created by Russian developers managed to bypass more than 100 solutions from its competitors, including program FaceNet, created by Google.
Following the terror attacks in Paris, press suggestions appeared that these Islamist assaults on the French capital had been revenge attacks - prompted by a desire to avenge the death of one of the most notorious of modern terrorists - Mohammed Emwazi, a British citizen who gained notoriety under the nickname “Jihadi John.”
Since the time that the implosion of the USSR released Americans from the fear of nuclear Armageddon, American foreign policy has been effected exclusively through economic sanctions and military deterrents. Yet diplomacy is not merely the alternative to war. But Americans are not in the business of winning the respect of other countries.
A fresh pre-election scandal has erupted in the US. Unknown hackers, allegedly Russian, attempted to hack the email of a presidential front-runner, Hillary Clinton. American cyber-security boffins claim there were at least five separate attack attempts. Virus-laden mails arrived from fake addresses, doctored to look like speeding-fine e-tickets.