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Nov 23, 2013 0 Comments

Libre puede promover violencia: Roger Noriega Media Mentions

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

Washington, Estados Unidos

El exsecretario de Estado de EUA para Asuntos del Hemisferio Occidental, Roger Noriega, advirtió que el Partido Libre planea desestabilizar las elecciones de Honduras y que, si gana, probablemente será el propio Manuel Zelaya el presidente de la Asamblea Constituyente que anuncian.

La publicación Monitor de las Elecciones en Latinoamérica “rastrea el peligroso legado del caudillo venezolano Hugo Chávez”, quien perfeccionó el arte de la subvertir las instituciones democráticas y de manipular las elecciones para tomar el poder y avanzar en una agenda antidemocrática y corrupta, dice la Fundación Heritage.

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Nov 13, 2013 0 Comments

Joseph Humire on What’s at stake for Central America Speech / Presentations

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

Joseph Humire speaks at the Heritage Foundation about insecurity in Honduras and upcoming elections.

 

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Oct 23, 2013 0 Comments

Is Iran Killing the U.S. With Kindness? Articles / Opinion Editorials

Authors: J.D. GORDON

Obama shouldn’t be fooled by the Iranian president’s charm offensive

One negotiating tactic for prying desired results from important yet reluctant people is the time-tested principle of “killing them with kindness.” Charming others to your side is generally well received, and can produce win-win scenarios.

Though what if one side only wants to trick the other into lowering its guard so it can achieve goals at the other’s expense?  In the business world, it happens often. Like buying a lemon from a used car salesman – the guy who was so incredibly nice! But nations also play this game. Japanese diplomats infamously delivered a memo to the State Department in Washington on the afternoon of Dec. 7, 1941 stating that Tokyo was breaking off negotiations. Too bad it came an hour after Pacific Fleet battleships were being sunk at Pearl Harbor.

Fast forward to 2013.

Iran has suddenly taken a kinder, gentler approach to the West. Newly elected President Hasan Rouhani is communicating directly with President Barack Obama. He’s signaled compromise over Tehran’s nuclear program, freed political prisoners and replaced the military with the foreign ministry to lead nuclear negotiations. His boss, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, even saluted Jews worldwide by tweeting Rosh Hashanah well wishes.

But is it all for show?

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