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Can Almagro Charter a Course Through the Storm?

On May 27, 2020, Luis Almagro was virtually sworn in for second term as Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). This...

Combining Three Tiers of Intelligence-Gathering Is Key to Keeping Russia and China at Bay

The U.S. and its allies today face two major geopolitical threats: Russia and China. A prominent U.S. think tank, The Atlantic Council, published a...
President Donald Trump

Trump’s China Policy: Long-Term Strategy or Transactionalism?

The U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused his predecessors of kowtowing to China, and having sold out U.S. interests and  lashed out at...
Donald Trump

Has Trump Won the Battle, Only to Lose the War?

Pax Americana has died with the 45th president of the U.S. Donald Trump is, first and foremost, a businessman seeking to make money at...
Black Lives Matter Protest Times Square New York City

The Death of George Floyd: Unpacking American Racism

The United States’ claim of being the champion of human rights has been shattered by the ongoing violence in the country. The violence attests...
President Donald Trump

Worsening US-Cuba Ties Impacts Peace in Latin America

According to a senior Trump Administration official, the United States is considering reclassifying Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. If implemented, this would...

Chinese Economic Ascendance, US Entangled Fortune and Its Repercussion

"There are many things we could do. We could cut off the whole relationship. Now if you did, what would happen? You would save...
President Rouhani in meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

The US, Iran and Venezuela in the Caribbean: The Big Picture

The entry of Iranian oil tankers into Venezuelan territorial waters has caused a flurry of speculations that it might lead to increased tensions with...
President Xi Jinping

Stop Calling It a New Cold War, China Is Not the USSR

Last week, the war of words between Washington and Beijing reached new heights of animosity. The Trump administration continues to blame China’s appalling management...