<i>The secretary of state today starts his tour of Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Colombia</i>
America is not a continent but an ensemble of values. And the threatening shadow of China and Russia extends over them; two countries that have an economic influence on the region, but who are foreign to their democratic [Read more]
In the event of a nuclear conflict with Russia, will America jeopardize its own safety to defend its allies from the Old Continent?
America is still the leader in many major high-tech industries, and China is still chasing it with difficulty.
Take away from the equation the media follies of Donald Trump, such as the Mexican border wall or the splashes of childishness in the dispute with North Korea. Omit substantive suspicion (yet to be confirmed) about the connections between elements of the Trump campaign and Russia, and make an effort also to downplay [Read more]
This is none other than an enormous rearmament initiative to endorse the restoration of a nuclear arms race.
The great tormentor of Latin American society, together with political oligarchies and local military commanders, has been, since the century before last, the United States, not Russia or China.
The Washington elite sees America and the rest of the world this way: America is great, and most countries are trying desperately to take advantage of it.
Trump has yet to visit any Latin American country since taking office and may once again demonstrate his lack of interest if he does not attend the Summit of the Americas, which will happen in Peru this April.
Trump’s election was the result of a surging tide of white populism in America, and his unfiltered words express the emotions of such believers.
The U.S. president is ratcheting up volatility in major pockets of potential armed conflict identified by analysts.