Rarely have diplomatic negotiations been so long and complex. Rarely, however, have the issues been so important: Avoid nuclear proliferation in the Middle East, one of the most volatile regions in the world. The tortuous talks, which began in 2003, are on the home stretch. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his [Read more]
Five other great powers are also deeply engaged in this negotiation. In trying to sabotage this process, Netanyahu is attacking these powers, as well as appointing himself the sole judge of what is good or bad for world security.
When he stood in the Sharm el-Sheikh Conference, he did not see international delegations rallying to support Egypt, but those seeking to secure the future of Israel.
Obama’s decision to formally recognize Venezuela as a 'national security threat' to the U.S. escalates the conflict between Maduro’s government and 'the empire.'
The U.S. today is a post-racist society, but not a post-racial one.
Up until now, Venezuela's President Maduro was in a vulnerable position. Since President Obama's latest action, however, he now has all of Latin America in his corner.
In the name of transparency, Jeb Bush violated the privacy of hundreds (if not thousands) of citizens. The former Florida governor and probable candidate for the 2016 presidential election posted, online on his website, 250,000 emails sent while he was governor from 1999 to 2007. It's too bad that he "forgot" to ask [Read more]
U.S. statement on Venezuela must serve as a stimulus for international mediation.
'Tell me what show you watch, and I will tell you who you are.' Irony – or snobbery – aside, the genre earned its credentials a long time ago. You could go so far as to say that television shows have become necessary tools for understanding the world, as well as domestic and global politics.
The U.S. decision to declare Venezuela a threat to national security and to sanction seven officials marks a shocking turning point in their already deteriorated relationship and opens a breach of unsuspected outcomes in Washington's approach and analysis of what is happening with the government of Nicolas Maduro.