As a result of Yalta and Potsdam, there came into existence a world based upon the opposition of two power blocs, the Soviet and the Western. They were the guarantors of stability on the planet. Countries that joined either bloc could feel safe under this “broad umbrella” because each bloc had the opportunity to [Read more]
The Vienna accord is a limited transaction, not the beginning of a profound transformation.
<i>Obama’s compliment toward Lula was an endearing joke, but with a certain envious tone. No one at the time except Michelle would have called Obama “the man.”</i>
The world is constantly turning. I have just invented this phrase; you can quote me. When the two met for the first time, I don’t recall where [Read more]
The Bolivarian revolution has multiple fronts open both on a domestic and international scale. In this context, relations with the United States and Colombia have been some of the most complex we have seen, since for years they have been irrationally managed. Now, when the crisis is in one of its most critical phases, [Read more]
All the U.S. presidents have been thinking what Donald Trump said, and at times, they have even said it themselves.
China cannot forget the difficulty it had learning that it could not ignore the rest of the world or its own geopolitical situation, but it seems it must now learn how to exercise its power.
The latest deadline for Iran nuclear deal negotiations has passed. Iran and the world powers involved in the meetings have once again failed to reach an agreement and conclude the negotiations that have been going on for nearly 12 years. Distrust and political interests have made it very difficult for the negotiations [Read more]
Negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program are coming to a close in Vienna. The deadline: today. In Iran, the business community eagerly waits for a compromise that would open their country’s immense wealth to investors. That’s the story from Tehran, where executives and economists have vehemently criticized the [Read more]
With the arrival of summer, the film market will be positively sizzling once more. Although China is now recognized as being a gold mine for padding Hollywood box office figures, it is a quality that has apparently earned the Chinese market little respect. Some in the foreign media have even suggested that China is [Read more]