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Afghanistan: a Dead End

September 4, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

<i>This forgotten war kills about 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters each year.</i> A black hole, a dead end, but, above all, a forgotten war — that is the conflict in Afghanistan today. A war that leaves an average of 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters dead each year. On the side of the U.S. led [Read more]

Trump’s Troubling Frivolity

April 25, 2017 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

The unpredictability with which America is acting abroad is troubling, especially because it gives the impression that, right now in the White House, there is very little geopolitical strategy and a rather large dose of frivolity. The launch on Afghanistan of the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal [Read more]

Obama’s Power Vacuum

April 26, 2016 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

<i>George W. Bush wanted, and failed, to democratize the Arab world, whereas Barack Obama accepts the autocratic regimes in the Middle East. He has invested little political capital in the region, and Saudi Arabia is trying to exploit this in its own way.</i> President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia is a clash of two [Read more]
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