Is the China-Latin American Fiesta Over?

Is the China-Latin American Fiesta Over?

The recent deceleration in China’s economic growth rate has sent waves of speculation among many commentators.  Most recently, concern is being voiced that China’s slowdown will have a negative impact on Latin Ameri

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Crackdown on Afro-Cubans destroys myth of racial equality

Crackdown on Afro-Cubans destroys myth of racial equality

OSLO, Norway - At the time of Fidel Castro’s takeover of Cuba in 1959, “separate but equal” was the norm in much of the Western world. Castro won plaudits from early supporters for banning the practice of separate

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La Argentina está sometida a los intereses de Irán

La Argentina está sometida a los intereses de Irán

En los últimos años, Irán ha logrado avances diplomáticos y de cooperación en más de la mitad de los países en América Latina, y tiene una presencia asimétrica en la otra mitad, incluyendo poco a poco en su ár

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5 Ways to Invest in Venezuelan Freedom

5 Ways to Invest in Venezuelan Freedom

Latin America is seldom in the U.S. news these days. The announcement of Hugo Chávez’s death has been an exception, with TV news networks devoting days to the coverage and analysis. The upcoming April 14th president

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The War of All the People: The Nexus of Latin American Radicalism and Middle Eastern Terrorism

The War of All the People: The Nexus of Latin American Radicalism and Middle Eastern Terrorism

The War of All the People elucidates the ideological and political war against the United States, capitalism, and the widely accepted tenets of modernity. Spearheading this war are Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and Mah

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Five signs Obama is losing Latin America

Five signs Obama is losing Latin America

While President Obama made headlines for downplaying the threat posed by Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez to national security, such naive remarks should hardly come as a surprise given his track record. Though most of Mr. O

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Book Review of Jorge Vestrynge’s “Peripheral Warfare and Revolutionary Islam”

Book Review of Jorge Vestrynge’s “Peripheral Warfare and Revolutionary Islam”

SFS Executive Director, Joseph M. Humire wrote a book review for the 2012 Spring/Summer issue of the Journal of International Security Affairs.  Mr. Humire reviews Jorge Vestrynge's infamous book on "Peripheral War

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Iran’s Informal Ambassadors to Latin America

Iran’s Informal Ambassadors to Latin America

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in India and Georgia, the Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has pointed the finger at Iran. This marks the second time in two months that Israeli officials have publicly allu

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