As soon as countries acknowledged that groups were different from them ... they found themselves confronting a new kind of phantom violence: conflict with unidentified persons and invisible terrorists.
On Jan. 21, a new phase in the negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba regarding the restoration of full diplomatic relations began in Havana. Diplomatic ties were broken off more than a half century ago in reaction to the Cuban revolution, which attained victory on Jan. 1, 1959 under the leadership of the young, [Read more]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of deaths caused by car accidents in the United States has been in steep decline for years. On the other hand, the number of fatalities caused by guns – the huge majority of which are suicides, accidents and domestic violence [incidents] – [Read more]
China does not pursue exclusive interests in Latin America, and it does not wish to contend with the U.S. for 'backyard sovereignty' and thereby put U.S. territory at risk.
This centennial year of American occupation, Haiti finds itself unable to take care of its own affairs, just like at the beginning of the 20th century. By Monday, Jan. 12, it’s once again the diplomats from the United States of America who will stop the fate of our country by fully engaging themselves in the course [Read more]
It surprised the whole world that the presidents of the United States of America and communist Cuba agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations more than half a century after their rupture.
Internationally, the decision by the two Western countries has caused unprecedented expectation because the ideologies of the [Read more]
<i>The green bill's structural weaknesses foretell of a decline in its predominance.</i>
Money is a symbol of power, prestige, and the influence of a nation. As economist Robert Mundell said, "Great powers have great currencies.” Since World War II, the dollar has represented the economic and military power of the [Read more]
This is a country that likes to call itself the police of the world, but that’s probably just due to its superior military — its sense of morality certainly doesn’t seem to have much to do with it.