The U.S. absolutely must not misinterpret or miscalculate.
On Jan. 3, the Trump transition team announced the nomination of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative. Lighthizer is 69 years old and served as the deputy U.S. trade representative during the Reagan administration in the 1980s. He used to accuse China of “unfair trade practices” and is said to share the [Read more]
This change is something important, particularly for young people whose life experiences with the neighbor to the north lack [the aura of] criminal sabotage.
<i>The visit to Havana — the first by an American president since 1928 — exposes Obama to criticism and the Castro regime to change. It also opens the possibility for new contracts in the tourism industry.</i>
By stepping onto the tarmac at Havana Airport on Sunday, Barack Obama must have felt the weight of [Read more]
A couple of weeks ago, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited Barack Obama in Washington. With that, bilateral relations between Brazil and the U.S. seem to have returned to normal, after the deserter Edward Snowden – in September 2013 – revealed the extent of U.S. espionage in our neighboring country. This [Read more]