Archivos de Categoría: EEUU

Hiroshima, 70 Years Later: Did Truman Make the Right Call?

The National Interest, 06.08.2015
James Holmes, profesor de estrategia (Naval War College)
Huddle up with Teddy Roosevelt, Clausewitz, and Wylie—and then you be the judge. Retrospectives on the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki conjure up Theodore Roosevelt for me. That goes double when the anniversary is a multiple of ten—as it is today, the seventieth anniversary of...
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America’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 Years Later

OpenDemocracy, 06.08.2015
Tom Engelhardt (co-fundador del American Empire Project) y Christian Appy (profesor de historiaUniversity of Massachusetts)
Will an American president ever offer a formal apology? Will our country ever regret the dropping of “Little Boy” and “Fat Man,” those two bombs that burned hotter than the sun?
So many decades later, it’s hard to remember the kind...
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Why Trump Is Good for the GOP

Politico Magazine, 02.08.2015
Paul Goldman (ex presidente del Partido Democrata de Virginia) y Mark J. Rozell (decano de     George Mason University)
Republicans should be thanking the billionaire for sending them a most necessary message.
Donald Trump is giving the GOP a tax-free gift, paid for entirely with his own personal funds. His pro-free market...
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Turkey in Danger

Voltaire Network, 30.07.2015
Thierry Meyssan, intelectual especializado en Relaciones Internacionales y fundador de Voltaire Network
While the Western Press salutes the authorisation given by Turkey to the United States, allowing the US to use its military bases in order to fight Daesh, Thierry Meyssan looks at the nation’s internal tensions. In his view, maintaining Mr. Erdoğan in...
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Sirios, kurdos, ISIS: cuando las potencias echan lastre

Clarín, 31.07.2015
Marcelo Cantelmi
Conviene dedicar atención a las nuevas alianzas y movimientos que surgen desde el pacto con Irán y por la dimensión real que parece haber tenido ese convenio. Muchos de los instrumentos que fueron útiles antes dejan de serlo en este presente, el ISIS, los kurdos sirios y muy posiblemente el régimen de Damasco....
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Ucrania en la geopolítica rusa

El Mercurio , 03.08.2015
Siguen los enfrentamientos en Ucrania entre las fuerzas gubernamentales y los rebeldes prorrusos, mientras Estados Unidos amplió la lista de personas e instituciones rusas sancionadas por el gobierno. Washington pretende mantener la presión sobre Moscú para que retire el apoyo a los rebeldes ucranianos. Rusia usó su veto en el Consejo de Seguridad...
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Desert Storm, the Last Classic War

Council on Foreign Relations, 31.07.2015
Richard N. Haass, presidente de Council on Foreign Relations
Twenty-five years after Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait, the lessons of the Gulf War remain urgent, even in today’s chaotic Middle East
It was mid-July 1990, and for several days the U.S. intelligence community had been watching Saddam Hussein mass his forces along Iraq’s border...
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Quantum Geopolitics

Stratfor, 28.07.2015
Reva Bhalla, experta en relaciones internacionales
Forecasting the shape the world will take in several years or decades is an audacious undertaking. There are no images to observe or precise data points to anchor us. We can only create a picture, and a fuzzy one at best. This is, after all, our basic human empirical...
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China’s New Islands Are Clearly Military, U.S. Pacific Chief Says

Defense One, 24.07.2015
Kevin Baron, director ejecutivo
Adm. Harry Harris, head of U.S. Pacific Command, says the vastly expanded reefs now look exactly like combat bases for fighters, bombers, ships, and surveillance.
The top U.S. military officer in the Pacific sternly warned China on Friday to immediately cease its “aggressive coercive island building” in the South China...
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