The manner in which a government responds to the just demands of its citizens determines the legitimacy of that government. In the past few months, we have seen two governments — the United States and Mexico — encounter situations that put their rule of law to the test.
We are not making an idle comparison, or a [Read more]
The idea of American policy focusing on Asia was, of course, a conclusion drawn from the new analysis of America’s global presence, which recommended that it should consolidate its part in the Pacific region.
Why should we choose to be victims of the ill effects of unsound U.S. foreign policies?
America’s hegemonic ambitions encourage volatile situations.
<i>Is it absurd to keep America's 55-year-old embargo against Cuba alive? Of course it is. The Cuban diaspora is less and less the anti-Castro monolith it once was, while the signals coming from Havana are that the regime is preparing to lift the blockade. At a time when more and more people in the United States are [Read more]
The New York Times notes that in almost all the districts where a senator was up for re-election, average income has dropped since 2007.
In spite of the warnings made by ecological organizations over possible damage to the environment that their exploration could cause, the United States embarked on the mass production of oil and shale gas to satisfy its energy needs and reduce in this way its dependency on imports to support its own market.
The president expressed herself as in favor of multilateralism, which is great for us. Argentina, being a somewhat small country, possesses the greatest capacity and potential when it is acting in a multilateral setting versus a bilateral one. The problem resides in the ways in which the president and her government [Read more]
Barack Obama has gone through his final electoral ordeal. The Democrats lost control of the Senate during Tuesday's midterm legislative elections. Without a majority in the upper chamber, the president may become paralyzed during the last two years of his mandate — on the domestic front at least. He can still take [Read more]