Americans are discussing secret Sept. 11 documents that address the involvement of Saudi officials, who are not key al-Qaida supporters, in the funding of the organization.
The United States follows a strategy so flawed that the principal enemies of its enemies ... are on its official list of terrorist organizations.
President Obama’s final State of the Union address was anticlimactic. Nowhere in his administrative policy for the coming year did the U.S. president, the leader of a superpower nation, mention important issues in Asia such as North Korea’s nuclear tests and China’s disregard for international law with its [Read more]
In an article that I published in Clarín on Nov. 22, 2001, I suggested that the “war against terror” launched by George W. Bush against al-Qaida after the attacks of Sept. 11 would run the risk of erasing “the distinction between war and peace.” If the war against terrorism is limited in time and space, I [Read more]
The first 15 years of the 21st century may go down in history as the beginning of the end of American supremacy.
The U.S. Congress passed a resolution to install a marble bust of Dick Cheney inside the Capitol. I read that the unveiling ceremony will be on Dec. 3, 2015.
Cheney was the secretary of defense in the George [H.W.] Bush administration and became vice president under Bush's son. Cheney established his own empire that [Read more]
There's a problem with declarations of war like the one President Hollande just uttered. The cost of merciless retaliation quickly ends up on the bill paid for by democracy and the rule of law.
The Republican candidates for the White House were hoping for a slip-up from Hillary Clinton. They had been warned: Destabilizing the likely Democratic candidate for the 2016 presidential election will not be easy. This includes trying to destabilize her in relation to the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, [Read more]
You Europeans and Americans turned the anthill upside down, kicked it with your own boots — so now what do you want?
Today the world is witnessing one of the greatest disasters in history. Iraq, Libya and Syria are three countries with World Heritage Sites, good Human Development Index scores, precious archeological treasures, relics of ancient cities, and modern cities demonstrating their rapid progress. These countries have been [Read more]