Richardson, because of his international connections, training and talent would have been a Secretary of Commerce capable of bringing together significant bargaining power with a genuine sense of fairness.
"Ah, and we'll need to apologize to the dogs.
I don’t think they’re as heartless as Bush."
In effect, the United States’ dominance of a unipolar world, having surged with the fall of the Berlin wall, is now history
Obama is applying one of the few really great ideas produced in the 20th century: progress is only achieved through trial and error.
In reality the mandate will not be known until Obama chooses a path and fails or succeeds with it.
Obama will not be the Messiah of the blacks in the Americas, not even in his America.
The election of Obama means much more than a simple expression of opinion about Bush, but not so far as to think that the basic strategic interests of the United States will change. They worry about looking for substitute sources of energy, redistribution and better education, and health for its citizens, which will [Read more]
Although McCain attempted to adopt a more offensive attitude and at times succeeded in applying strong pressure on Obama, the content of the discussion on Wednesday night probably will not change the political leaning [of the American public] over the past few weeks. Nor will it encourage such change because, [Read more]
The state of the economy has always been the best instrument for predicting either the reelection of the incumbent or a change of political parties in the White House.
Barack Obamas triumph could have a serious impact on the relations between Colombia and the United States. Both countries would maintain their important alliance, but their relations could fundamentally change.