China Should Look to the “Pacific Pumas”
The world has grown accustomed to a booming China for so long that the latest signs of a weakened economy are causing serious concerns. One area of particular concern is global financial and foreign exchange markets. OnContinue reading
As NATO withers, whither NATO?
As world leaders gather for the NATO summit in Wales during the first week of September, they’ll need to do some collective soul-searching on the alliance’s future. NATO served its original purpose in preventing theContinue reading
Promoting Prosperity or Populism?
The establishment of the New Development Bank (NDB) announced at the recent summit of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the Contingent Reserve Agreement (CRA) to assist members facing financContinue reading
Bradley Manning’s Sentence Fits the Crime
As the world debates whether Pfc. Bradley Manning is a hero or traitor for his collaboration with WikiLeaks in the largest disclosure of classified material in U.S. history, one thing is certain: His trial at Ft. Meade,Continue reading
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 MahContinue reading
The Fall of Moammar Qadaffi Should Serve as a Lesson for Latin American Dictators
Moammar Qaddafi’s reign in Libya is no more. The colorful, brutal persona, often more a caricature than real life, has at long last been exited—but there will be no mourning the day after. Crowds will not meet andContinue reading