I understand that this attitude of friendly intrigue between the U.S. ambassador and the leader of a party which the government and the pro-government media define as radical Bolivian-style left must have surprised many people.
For the U.S.A., this would mean coming to an agreement with a capable and serious interlocutor that also possesses a counternarcotics system of renowned regional prestige, with proven effectiveness in the fight against drugs.
Obama, meanwhile, hasn’t made a bilateral visit to Canada since his first month in office.
Upon presenting his sixth State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama did not focus on summarizing the achievements of his administration but on utilizing them as the base for an ambitious agenda for the next two years and the years following them. During his speech, he defended what has been done up [Read more]
Today’s Cuba is not that of yesterday. Obama’s new politics respecting the island state are more than logical. Cuba is a bridge on which both America’s could meet.
U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice visited China from August 7 to 9, without any negative or embarrassing developments. Rice emphasized the U.S. prioritizing Sino-U.S. relations, saying that Obama's November visit to Beijing will be a milestone event. This kind of positive phrasing has attracted both Western and [Read more]
Our diplomatic approach — especially surrounding the Geneva negotiations, U.S. and Western commitments, and our own — is so convoluted that it seems we might as well go conjure spirits.