Obama has requested for the Egyptian military to exercise two virtues alien to the culture and traditions of their country: tolerance and moderation.
The worldwide alert unleashed by an unspecified threat from al-Qaida makes evident how the terrorist organization, despite being more decentralized than ever, continues to be the main threat to international security.
The U.S. government feels that as long as the Ortega regime cooperates in the fight against drugs and terrorism, it does not matter to it if he amuses himself with anachronistic anti-Yankee speeches
[Obama] has strengthened his strategy for retaking an area that was historically under U.S. influence by motivating business and financial relations with his southern neighbors.
The U.S. and its allies intentionally forget that the essential basis of territorial asylum is the persecution that a person suffers.
His revelations about American spying on Latin American ally nations has caused a diplomatic mess; since this spying has infringed upon the political rights of all those governments, it proves that the United States has no friends, only interests.
The espionage carried out by the United States threatens the sovereignty of nations and the citizens' right to privacy. According to the leaks by Edward Snowden, the pirating of electronic materials, the network of control antennas, the infiltration of intercontinental communication cables and PRISM — a vast [Read more]
Karzai, who seems to be losing footing, refuses to be marginalized by a possible agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban.
Thanks to a powerful network of domestic and foreign allies, the domestic spying apparatus operates with impunity. Government branches like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cooperate by giving information and and by pursuing groups and individuals who are under surveillance. Israel is a key ally of the IRS. [Read more]
But is such a 'reset' plausible when it would mean not a new bipolarity but rather an unprecedented cooperation, which proved impossible between Rome and Carthage — and very difficult between the USSR and the U.S. itself?