Yes, the world is no longer bipolar, and the love hate relationship between the U.S.A. and China cannot be looked at through the eyes of the past. But the rivalry between the two definitely exists—and the Olympics translate that rivalry in some form, although it has not been reduced entirely to it.
Last week, I had to travel to the United States for work. Since I was already there, I took the opportunity to ask various Americans (and the Latinos didn't count) the reasons why they can’t seem to fall in love with our football, which they call soccer.
Let’s look at seven answers that remind me of some of the [Read more]
Author of "McCain: The Myth of a Maverick," Welch reveals he sympathizes with McCain's personality, but admits he won't vote for the Republican candidate because of "political disagreement."
The principal American voice for commercial negotiations said this Monday that the United States is ready to present a new proposal to cut their agricultural subsidies, one of the developing world's greatest demands in going ahead with negotiations for the liberalization of global trade.
"We know that we must make [Read more]
The role of Vice President has acquired an “almost unprecedented” importance in the U.S. elections, because this time around, whoever is chosen runs a real risk of becoming President.
Barack Obama may appear to be young for a candidate to the United States’ Presidency, but the person that writes an autobiography at 33, as he did, seems to have sufficient maturity. “Dreams of My Father” is a rather expressive document of a man who had spent the greater part of his adolescence in the attempt of [Read more]
The United States is making history at this moment in choosing, for the first time, a black man as the official candidate of the Democratic party. Barack Obama entered the campaign against a frank favorite and turned the tables within months of intense dispute in an overwhelming and emotional campaign which filled [Read more]
If no one is capable of betting on who will be the future North American president, one thing is for sure: the campaign will most certainly not come cheap. On the contrary, it is a factory of money, on the one hand, and a bottomless pit on the other.
A battle is being waged between the "experience" of the Republican [Read more]
US Explanation for Violating Venezuela Airspace Not Convincing
It is somewhat difficult to buy the Pentagon’s version of the story that the S-3 Viking had “intermittent navigation problems”, got lost and then entered Venezuelan airspace. Any reasonably equipped single-engine plane contains navigation equipment [Read more]
Obama Still Needs To Show Who He Is
Mauren Dowd, perhaps the harshest of American political columnists, invented a way for Barack Obama to punish Hillary Clinton for everything that she said about him during the internal arguments among Democrats. “Just nominate her as vice-president,” Dowd suggested in the “New [Read more]