Archive for February, 2009

Did the US Learn Anything in Iraq?

Can the US and Bolivia get along? With the Obama administration’s policy toward Venezuela pretty much decided, and the embargo on Cuba considered untouchable because no one is willing to risk losing support among Cuban-Americans in the swing state of Florida, that leaves Bolivia as a left government in the region where the hostility of […]


Venezuela, An Imaginary Threat

A ‘fraud’ bigger than Madoff Job Losses Pose a Threat to Stability Worldwide Motlanthe urges West to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe SOUTH AFRICAN President Kgalema Motlanthe on Friday lauded Zimbabwe’s new government and again called on Western countries to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe. Speaking at the swearing-in of Zimbabwe’s new Cabinet in Harare, he congratulated […]


The Surging Trade Deficit and the Recession

Pakistan says it arrests Mumbai attack plotters Fed: Americans’ net worth hammered by recession Ex-presidents of Latin America urge legal marijuana Cost of war in Afghanistan soars to £2.5bn 49 killed as US plane crashes into house Home Prices in U.S. Slid 12% in Fourth Quarter, Most on Record The Surging Trade Deficit and the […]