Why Al Qaeda is not likely to act Hispanic.
Foreign Policy / Immigration / National Security / Other

Why Al Qaeda is not likely to act Hispanic.

This week, Rep. Louie Gohmert’s stated, in the vulnerable context of the Boston bombings, that there are links between Al Qaeda and Hispanics. Gohmert said: “We know Al Qaeda has camps over with the drug cartels on the other side of the Mexican border. We know that people that are now being trained to come … Continue reading

Mexico in shock: The aftermath of Peña’s first 100 days in power.
Foreign Policy / Mexico

Mexico in shock: The aftermath of Peña’s first 100 days in power.

It has been 100 days since President Enrique Peña Nieto took office in Mexico, restoring the Partido Revolucionario Institucional ‘s (PRI) seventy-year rule after a brief twelve-year pause. Today Mexico is in shock, not by the number of deaths and criminal incidents that still harass the Mexican population on a daily basis, but because several … Continue reading

The Changes in the World that Keep Syria Ignored.
Middle East

The Changes in the World that Keep Syria Ignored.

It’s been two years since the contagion effect of the Arab Spring reached Syrian territory. Today, the number of refugees, deaths, war crimes and disappearances are skyrocketing; still, the international community remains silent. The United Nations Refugee Agency reported 1 million Syrian refugees in neighboring countries this week. According to the agency, “around 7,000 to … Continue reading

Cristina, Hugo, Evo and The Art of Flirting With Iran.
Foreign Policy / Iran / Latin America

Cristina, Hugo, Evo and The Art of Flirting With Iran.

All is fair in love, war and international politics. Today, some countries are flirting their way to the top of hemispheric dynamics and Iran is becoming extremely appealing for this purpose. This is the case for some of Latin America’s most polemic leaders. Cristina, Hugo, Evo and even Fidel have identified a strategic opportunity to … Continue reading