Política Exterior de los Estados Unidos

Syria crisis demands tough diplomacy

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Middle East Conflict
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War & Pacification
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The US government has been divided over the Syria crisis since it began. Some, especially in the Pentagon and some of the intelligence agencies, said direct military intervention would be dangerous and would accomplish nothing. Others, especially in Congress and some in the State Department, have demanded military attacks, even regime change, against the Syrian leadership, even before anyone... Leer más

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Egypt's still-unfinished Revolution: Celebration & Danger

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Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Democratisation
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War & Pacification
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The democracy of the street –which 16 months ago led to the overthrow of the longstanding President Hosni Mubarak – is claiming the same kind of people’s victory in the overthrow of Morsi.... Leer más

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Way worse than a dumb war: Iraq ten years later

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War & Pacification
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It didn’t take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a dumb war, as then Senator Barack Obama put it. But “dumb” wasn’t the half of it.The US war against Iraq was illegal and illegitimate. It violated the UN Charter, the Geneva Conventions and a whole host of international laws and treaties. It violated US laws and our Constitution with impunity... Leer más

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Will Chuck Hagel's Appointment Actually Help the Anti-War Left?

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War & Pacification
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Chuck Hagel isn’t anyone I’d pick to be in a position of power. He’s a conservative Republican, a military guy who volunteered to fight in Vietnam. According to Forbes magazine, during Hagel’s tenure in the Senate, “he favored school prayer, missile defense and drilling in Alaska, while opposing abortion, same-sex marriage and limits on assault guns. He voted in... Leer más

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Militarizando la crisis climática

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Climate security
European security
Español
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Guerra y Pacificación
Justicia Agraria y Ambiental
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Article
Traductores: 
Beatriz Martínez
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Los líderes políticos del mundo no podían decir que no habían sido advertidos. Poco antes de que comenzaran las negociaciones sobre el clima de la ONU a principios de diciembre de 2012 en Qatar, no eran solo el Banco Mundial, la Agencia Internacional de la Energía y la compañía internacional de contabilidad PWC los que preveían unos peligrosos niveles de cambio climático. Incluso la naturaleza... Leer más

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After Doha: rejecting dystopia by default

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Climate security
European security
Inglés
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War & Pacification
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Article
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The world's political leaders couldn't say they hadn't been warned. In the run up to the UN climate negotiations in early December in Qatar, it wasn't just the World Bank, the International Energy Agency, global accounting firm PWC predicting dangerous levels of climate change. Even nature appeared to sound alarm bells with unseasonal hurricanes devastating New York and islands in the Caribbean... Leer más

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Israel is right to back away from war with Iran despite nuclear fears

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Nuclear weapons
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War & Pacification
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Article
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Now that the crisis over Israel's bombing of Gaza has been defused with a ceasefire brokered by Egypt and the United States, it will soon be time for the world to turn to the Middle East's "other" thorny problem: Iran's nuclear programme.... Leer más

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US backing crucial to Gaza attacks

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Middle East Conflict
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War & Pacification
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