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Shortly after Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered the military to deal with drug trafficking, the cartels began openly offering soldiers jobs.
The agreement signed by Colombia and the United States may drive impoverished farmers to grow coca and strengthen FARC.
Christian fundamentalists may envy the extent to which religion permeates the state in the Middle East.
President Obama promised that he'd stop buttressing autocratic regimes, but Bahrain's popular revolt is still being crushed.
The following article describes Mexico's political climate during the lead up to the 2012 presidential election and the important factors that will determine its victor.
Mexico's elections will determine if current President Felipe Calderon's bloody strategy of targeting cartel leaders will endure.
Trying to defend a state with illegal nuclear weapons over one with none is a recipe for disaster.
Increasingly, rich Americans feel no allegiance to the United States.
Ethics aside, democracy promotion in Iran would take too long to prevent an attack by the West.
Callenbach's writing reflects upon the direction that America has moved, since he wrote Ecotopia several decades ago, and offers a pessimistic outlook for the capacity of humanity to survive in a self-sustaining and harmonious manner, however, he offers final suggestions about how Americans can embrace our decline, and live with such evolution.