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On Monday President Obama delivered a defense of his administration’s response to the Benghazi attacks: he said that nothing new came out in last week’s hearings, that he called the Benghazi attack what it was–a terror attack–the day after it… Continue reading
It is bad enough that former Mongolian President Nambaryn Enkhbayar was unfairly convicted and jailed last summer for four years after being charged with misusing property and government power. And that prior to his conviction he was imprisoned so as… Continue reading
Nicolas Maduro’s 1.5% win indicated that Venezuela is, at best, a totally divided society. It also suggests that the winner, Maduro, has no legitimacy.
In winning the election, Maduro deployed tens of millions–if not hundreds of millions–of dollars in state… Continue reading
In the past few weeks, Democrats and Republicans have offered up competing budget proposals—the Democrats in the Senate, the Republicans in the House—to address the nation’s mounting fiscal challenges.
The two budgets are roughly $1 trillion apart on taxes and… Continue reading
As the dust begins to settle since the news that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez had succumbed to cancer, the real issue that Venezuelans currently face is transition.
The coming months are crucial to Venezuela’s future. The first real step towards… Continue reading