Política Exterior de los Estados Unidos

After Doha: rejecting dystopia by default

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Climate security
European security
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Peace & Security
Environmental Justice
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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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Peace & Security
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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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Peace & Security
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The Phases of War: Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, and Israel

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Military Bases
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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Article
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It certainly doesn’t look much like what we’re seeing in Afghanistan today. A feckless, corrupt, incompetent government kept alive and in place (we can’t really say "in power" since its reach doesn’t extend much beyond Kabul) by billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars and tens of thousands of U.S. and allied troops. Escalating, not diminishing violence against civilians. More frequent and more deadly... Leer más

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Could there really be a war against Iran?

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Nuclear weapons
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Peace & Security
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Article
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Here we go again with the Iran hysteria. It is tempting to think this time will be just like previous periods of sabre rattling against Iran. But there are significant new dangers. The Arab Spring, Israel's position, changes in the regional and global balance of forces, and national election campaigns, all point to this round of anti-Iranian hysteria posing potentially graver risks than five or... Leer más

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Occupy Wall Street: New politics and new milestones

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Debt
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Peace & Security
Corporate Power
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Article
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This is an extraordinary time. The astonishing Occupy Wall Street movement emerged as the heart of our 99%, claimed the little scrap of earth in Zuccotti Park on behalf of all of us, and created a live-in soapbox from which to challenge inequality — how the 1% controls our economy, buys off our government, imposes their wars, and avoids paying their taxes. It both reflects and marks an end to... Leer más

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After Gadhafi, the West eyes the Libyan prize

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Arab Spring
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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Article
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The death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi will likely — though it’s too early to know anything for sure — mean the end of the current stage of Libya’s civil war. Whether it will set the stage for peace, national reconciliation, democracy, normalization with the region or other goals is far less clear. And what post-Gadhafi Libya’s relationship with the United States and other NATO countries... Leer más

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TNI recuerda el 35º aniversario del asesinato de Orlando Letelier

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El archivo Letelier
Español
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Orlando Letelier, ex ministro de Relaciones Exteriores y Defensa y embajador en los EEUU bajo el gobierno de Salvador Allende, fue designado director del TNI en 1976. Letelier no solo convenció al gobierno holandés de que cancelaran un préstamo de $60 millones al régimen de Pinochet para el desarrollo industrial chileno, sino que también puso en marcha un importante programa hacia un Nuevo Or... Leer más

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El TNI y el caso Pinochet

Bye-bye peace process: Palestine comes to the UN

Inglés
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Middle East Conflict
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Peace & Security
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Article
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Take away the crass political motives, and what is left in the U.S. plan to veto Palestinian membership in the UN can be summed up in one word: chutzpah. The U.S. is threatening to veto a resolution aimed at achieving something Washington claims it supports — a Palestinian state [truncated, still-occupied, demilitarized and divided but nominally independent] side by side with Israel — because... Leer más

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