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Latin American Challenges

November 30, 2010

“I think the United States sees everything upside down, at least part of the world,” said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in an October 2010 interview. “It’s hard to imagine the destiny of this [U.S.] society. But of course we have to hope for the better, for the winds of change coming from the south.” Latin […]

The Nuclearization of Latin America?

November 30, 2009

Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez has an iron grip on his country, and has attempted aggressively to expand his reach into neighboring Latin American nations. His open hostility toward Colombia and other Western allies has sparked an arms race in a region known for internal instability, but that rarely engages in hostilities between nations. Now, as […]

Palestinian Rockets: A Tool of Mass Mobilization

September 17, 2008

It makes little sense from a military perspective for Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, and other radical Islamist groups in the Gaza Strip to continue the rocket attacks against Israeli towns, even when the current fragile ceasefire eventually comes to an end. Indeed, rockets cannot help these groups achieve a military victory […]