President Obama has taken more than three months of intense advising to respond to the report by the top representative of the North American forces and NATO in Afghanistan (ISAF) about the delicate situation in the country. The debate over the means of employment, of very high military content, has centered on the [Read more]
<b>Obama’s plan errs on the side of optimism and is dependent on too many factors outside of his control.</b>
More than eight months after announcing a change of strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan in order to “dismantle and defeat” Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, the U.S. president has finally delivered by sending [Read more]
In all sectors, Obama is failing, but his image of reform and change still continues . . . although not for long.
The majority of market analysts believe that the United States Federal Reserve will maintain the current interest rates during the first half of 2010.
According to a survey of fund managers issued by Merrill Lynch of Bank of America, investors anticipate that the Fed (Federal Reserve) won't modify interest rates [Read more]
Prominent U.S. Jewish community members pointed to the poor reception of Barack Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as the cause of the estrangement between Washington and Jerusalem. Although Rahm Emanuel declared that the U.S. would continue to support Israel, the [Read more]
The pedigree (literally "string," because long form names in Arabic reflect lineage) of his name leaves no room for doubt about his direct relationship with the royal family. The Foreign Minister of Kuwait, Mohamed Sabah al-Salem Al-Sabah, was received this week in Madrid by Don Juan Carlos and met with his colleague [Read more]
If the Afghan conflict is not isolated, the contagion of the conflict has the ability to extend not only to Pakistan, but also to India, China, former Soviet countries of central Asia and even to Russia.
On October 13th, Spanish president José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House to celebrate the first official meeting between the two leaders. The objective will be to rekindle the relationship between Spain and the United States, which has been tense since Zapatero [Read more]
[The Democrats] have begun to accuse the Grand Old Party of putting party interests before national ones: anti-Obamaism to the point of anti-Americanism.
The meeting between Obama and Zapatero in the White House formalizes the end of the discord that lasted for five years between Washington and Madrid. Zapatero took on the norm of re-establishing traditional good relations with the United States, which he himself demolished with his erroneous impudence toward George W. [Read more]