Posts Tagged: assassination
As one cold war thaws, another refreezes.
The assassination of a progressive Tunisian leader is the culmination of a full-blown socio-economic and cultural crisis that has been brewing in the country for the past two years.
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, "moral rectitude" is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.
We have, once again, played right into Osama bin Laden's hands.
With Libya, the Obama administration has followed the Chinese adage: kill the chicken to scare the monkeys. But the chicken still rules the roost in Tripoli.
Bin Laden's secret strategy is to prod the United States into bankruptcy.
China's foreign policy has been hit hard by recent developments, including new U.S. influence on their western border.
China and North Korea in particular have expressed strong concern with the "dangerous trend" in Japan's emerging activist security posture.
As plans begin to be laid for the World Social Forums next round, many are asking if it will become a serious political platform or merely a street party.
The roots of Colombia's conflict are deep and complicated, and will require a creative mix of strategies to solve it.