For Israelis, the fact that Iran is a strategic ally of the North American power against the Islamic State implies a danger to its national security.
Let’s not repeat naïve populism’s mistakes: More macroeconomics and less heterodox experiments is what we need.
Fixing Petista's (the Workers’ Party) mistakes and foolishness regarding trade diplomacy is one of the most important topics on the agenda of the new minister of development, industry and foreign trade, Armando Monteiro. He does not use that language, but his visit to the United States to discuss trade issues — [Read more]
Cuba announced that it is placing strong conditions on the restoration of diplomatic relations with the United States. Before doing so, the island’s government hopes that, among other things, the United States will: first, give back Guantanamo Bay; second, lift the trade embargo that is still in place; and third, [Read more]
Contrary to what headlines suggest, the most important aspect of Barack Obama’s initiative to normalize relations with Cuba won’t be opening embassies or a possible flood of U.S. tourists to the island; rather, it is whether the Cuban regime will accept U.S. help in increasing its Internet access.
Both the Western and the gauchesco are crepuscular genres: civilization is coming and the free country man says goodbye. Darren Winfield, the Marlboro Man between 1968 and 1989, has passed away recently. His death represents the end of a symbol, that is, a double farewell.
For Americans, the Marlboro Man stands for [Read more]
It is clear that the promise made by the American president to shut down the grim prison has yet to be fulfilled.
Ending this embargo would not put the ball in America's court. However, for the Cuban people, it is crucial.
Everyone always remembers the exact place where they received hair-raising news, such as an attack on their nation, triumph or defeat in a war or revolution, a terrorist act or the naming of a new pope.
The now disclosed torture practiced by the CIA after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 brings to light human rights violations in the name of "national security," such as mass espionage by violating private communications.
As a matter of fact, that suspected terrorists have been tortured in the U.S., not [Read more]
<i>The report about unlawful interrogation conducted by the CIA is generating criticism, but at the same time it is commendable that this has been made public.</i>
The publication of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report about the conduct of its country's Central Intelligence Agency after the bloody [Read more]