Palomares, Gustavo

Gustavo Palomares, PhD in Political Science, is a European professor at the UNED and an American Foreign Policy Professor at Spain's Diplomatic School of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. He has been awarded an Honors Doctorate degree in Spain and a European Degree in Political Research. He has led numerous international cooperation projects with Latin America. He is currently the Executive Coordinator of the Colombia's Laboratory for Peace PF, the most important EU program in the Andean region. He has published many books and articles on: International Cooperation; International Relations; European Politics Integration; Common Foreign and Security Policy in the European Union; International Relations Theory; American Politics and Government. He is also a habitual contributor to magazines (Temas; Política Exterior; Revista Universitaria y Sistema) and newspapers (El País and La Vanguardia).


Cuba: Towards the end of the embargo?

Obama could “disembark” in the island in a more effective manner

By Gustavo Palomares, 7th May 2009

Obama 2008Washington’s progressive normalization of relations with Cuba accelerates the process of (irreversible) change on the island, increases Obama’s prestige in Latin America and gives credibility to the American project of continental integration.


Barack Obama, the dream chaser

The new leadership, or managing differences

By Gustavo Palomares, 27th November 2008

publicobama.jpgThere is a moderate presidency in store for the United States, one that will pursue gestures of solidarity more so than confrontation, but will also be marked by very controversial decisions to face up to the changes in the national and international economic, financial, and political systems.

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Change in the United States… but what kind of change?

Maintaining the strategy of containment and the leadership that is waiting on us

By Gustavo Palomares, 9th October 2008

obamamccain.jpgThe United States (and a large part of the world) has not been able to offer new mentalities, revitalized methods, nor new ways of approaching the most urgent global problems. The author explains that real change, that Yes we can for the international system as well, will only be possible if Barack Obama wins the presidency of our global village in November.