Is there any logic to it? Apparently it does if your name is Obama. But that’a a pretty small population base.
During Barack Obama's flying visit to Jamaica, in the under 24 hours after his arrival at Kingston last night, there was no lack of funny moments as well as polemics and protests. It started off with a surprise visit to the Bob Marley Museum, an obsession which the American president said he has had since his [Read more]
The shale gas question is brought back to the fore with the new drop in the price of crude oil (WTI and BRENT). In fact, what was abnormal was the pusillanimous increase witnessed in February 2015. Nonetheless, an upward trend will occur as soon as summer 2015, as announced in my previous article from last Jan. 1*. [Read more]
While I’m sure Obama had genuine concerns about the new pipeline, he also knew where his political bread was being buttered.
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.