¿Es Mijaíl Saakashvili la solución para Ucrania?

       Quizás muchos de ustedes nunca han escuchado hablar sobre quién es Mijaíl Saakashvili. A pesar de ello, créame, este individuo es toda una leyenda en la Europa del Este del siglo XXI. Pero, ¿por qué es este individuo importante en esta región y Ucrania, cómo es que llegó a ser presidente de … Continue reading ¿Es Mijaíl Saakashvili la solución para Ucrania?

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Catalunya, Unión Europea e Independentismo en Europa

       Tras la celebración del pasado referéndum celebrado el 1 de Octubre de 2017 en Catalunya, muchas cosas han pasado. Casi 900 personas fueron heridas por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad españolas en contra de electores y protestantes, y ahora parece que el Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya aplicará los resultados-90% … Continue reading Catalunya, Unión Europea e Independentismo en Europa

The other face of Brazil

In 2015, the Brazilian government, along with leftist social and political sectors in that country, strongly opposed the nomination of Dani Dayan as Israel's new ambassador. Dayan, who had traveled extensively as a representative leader of the settlements in Judea and Samaria, and who actually lives in the settlements, remained firm in his nomination. However, … Continue reading The other face of Brazil

Trump’s new Afghanistan policy has Pakistan angry and alarmed

ISLAMABAD — A wave of anti-American anger has swept Pakistan this past week, triggered both by President Trump’s threat to punish the country for harboring insurgents and by his invitation to India, Pakistan’s longtime rival, to become more involved in Afghanistan’s future. Tribal and religious leaders have held protests at border crossings, and banners urging “Say no to America!” … Continue reading Trump’s new Afghanistan policy has Pakistan angry and alarmed

North Korea’s latest launch designed to cause maximum mayhem, minimal blowback

TOKYO — North Korea’s latest missile launch seemed designed to wreak just the right amount of havoc: Enough for Kim Jong Un to show that he wouldn’t be cowed, but not so much as to invite American “fire and fury.” The missile launched early Tuesday appeared to be a Hwasong-12, the intermediate-range ballistic missile that North Korea has been threatening to … Continue reading North Korea’s latest launch designed to cause maximum mayhem, minimal blowback

North Korea says it won’t give up nuclear weapons and that entire U.S. mainland is within firing range

MANILA — North Korea on Monday spurned overtures from South Korea and the United States, and instead lobbed a new inflammatory threat to retaliate against the United States over new U.N. sanctions punishing Pyongyang for its missile and nuclear tests. In a speech at the ASEAN Regional Forum, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho … Continue reading North Korea says it won’t give up nuclear weapons and that entire U.S. mainland is within firing range

An anti-immigrant group mistook empty bus seats for women wearing burqas

Last week, a photograph that appeared to show six women wearing burqas on a bus sparked a heated debate in a private Facebook group for Norwegians critical of immigration. For many members of the group, which is called “Fedrelandet viktigst” or “Fatherland first,” the image encapsulated the problems Norway was facing after an influx of Muslim immigrants in the past few years. It … Continue reading An anti-immigrant group mistook empty bus seats for women wearing burqas

Russia’s Military Drills Near NATO Border Raise Fears of Aggression

WASHINGTON — Russia is preparing to send as many as 100,000 troops to the eastern edge of NATO territory at the end of the summer, one of the biggest steps yet in the military buildup undertaken by President Vladimir V. Putin and an exercise in intimidation that recalls the most ominous days of the Cold War. The troops are conducting military … Continue reading Russia’s Military Drills Near NATO Border Raise Fears of Aggression

A much-feared Taliban offshoot returns from the dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — When a fake sewage tanker truck carrying 3,000 pounds of explosives managed to reach a high-security district of Kabul on May 30, then detonated a huge bomb that left 150 people dead and 400 wounded, no insurgent or terror group claimed responsibility. But immediately, the rumors began to spread. The Haqqanis. It had to … Continue reading A much-feared Taliban offshoot returns from the dead

South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North at Their Border

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea on Monday proposed holding military and humanitarian talks with North Korea, its first visible split with the Trump administration, which has said it will deal with North Korea’s continued missile tests by stepping up sanctions and military pressure on the country. If the talks take place, they will be the first military-to-military dialogue since 2014. … Continue reading South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North at Their Border