Americas

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

CVID vs FFVD: An Incoherent Denuclearization Foreign Policy That is Playing to North Korea’s...

Ever since the Singapore summit on June 12, 2018, the United States has not been clear on which path to denuclearization it intends to...
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Elections in Brazil: High Uncertainty, But Any Room for Real Change?

On October 2018, Brazilians will vote not only for their next president, but also all members of the lower house of congress, two-thirds of...
President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

The Dynamics of US-China Relations

China-United States relations or Sino-American relations refer to international relations between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America. The relationship...
US Aircraft Carrier

The United States and India Need a Maritime Initiative

Maritime security in the Indian Ocean requires much more than ships, weapons, and sailors. Assets at sea and in the air must be integrated...
Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu’s Art of War is What Trump Needs

Since my last article on the trade war in April, many have asked whether America or China would win the war. I have no...
President Donald Trump

The Perfect Conditions Created by Trump for the Rise of China

The post-WW2 US-led liberal global order is crumbling before our eyes and Otto von Bismarck’s nineteenth-century aphorism surely applies, “We live in a wondrous...
Ivan Duque greets supporters in Bogota

The Internal and External Implications of the Colombian Elections

First, the good news. Colombia went to the polls last weekend and did so largely peacefully. Not only this but, as should be the...
Presudent Donald Trump

The Trump Effect: The Epitome of the Incoherence of the Incoherence1

Following the ineffectiveness of the League of Nations in maintaining order and peace in the world, the United Nations was established on October 24,...
Itamaraty

Strategic Planning in the 21st Century

There is a broad consensus among pundits, experts and strategic thinkers that the international order is in transition, if not in disarray, due to...