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Comeback of the ‘Good Yanquis’ South of the Rio Grande

April 4, 2016 // Die Presse - Austria - German

<i>Barack Obama finds the old adage “It takes two to tango” was right.</i> Barack Obama hadn't looked as relaxed as he did during his Latin American trip. It was as if all the tension left him 10 months before his term in office ends, as if he left the campaign noise, the polemics and the harsh criticism of his [Read more]

Obama Seeks To Close the Door on the Past

April 1, 2016 // El País - Spain - Spanish

<i>The U.S. president sends out a message of support for Macri.</i> The president of the United States, Barack Obama, has chosen Argentina, on the exact day marking the 40th anniversary of the beginning of one of the cruelest Latin American dictatorships, to break with his country’s shadowy past and its ties to [Read more]

Obama, USA, the USSR, and the Dictatorship

March 9, 2016 // Clarín - Argentina - Spanish

The visit of the president of the United States begins on March 23 and will extend to March 24, the 40th anniversary of the coup that installed the military dictatorship that lasted until 1983. First there will be stop in Havana and Obama's presence there will be laden with extremely symbolic value for Cuba, Latin [Read more]

Other Ways to Confront Terrorism

January 4, 2016 // Clarín - Argentina - Spanish

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 United States Faces the Nomination of Trump

December 29, 2015 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

After the bloody terrorist episodes in Paris and San Bernardino, California, North Americans are visibly anxious, and today they fear they may face new terrorist attacks on their soil like nothing since Sept. 11, 2001. Strictly speaking, according to recent public opinion polls, 44 percent of Americans consider it very [Read more]
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