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]
Judge for yourselves if fierce critics of American foreign policy over the last several decades (that is, aside from the tenure of George W. Bush) would endorse the following paragraph:
“It has been the strategy of the United States to lean on the shoulders of dictators in order to guarantee both order and [Read more]
Condoleeza Rice says that she has wanted to come to Bahia for a long time. “Personal reasons”, she confirmed, with a smile that many describe as sweet, and so it is. She never seems to lose that highly academic and professorial air of wanting to be present to her students.
This way, in general, that she defends [Read more]
"Instead of “crisis”, the American president prefers the word “challenge.”
The confidence of President George W. Bush about a positive judgment, in 20 years, of the war in Iraq is understandable. It is a commonly accepted fact that the contemporaneousness of an event does not necessarily permit one to understand the magnitude and consequences of what has happened. Do you want two good [Read more]
Hillary Clinton, in second to be the Democratic candidate for the General Elections in November, has good news for Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva--she will support the Bolsa Família Program (Family Grant Program) if she is elected.
The program is one of the most important social issues for Lula's [Read more]