If you want to improve your oratory skills, the president of the United States is a great person to learn from. Read on to discover why.
How to avoid making the mistake the Soviet Union did
Understand why the war in Afghanistan could turn into an authentic nightmare for Barack Obama, unless he gets commitments from regional powers like Iran, Pakistan and India, aside from Russia, China and the EU.
- The "carrot and stick" policy in Afghanistan
por Alberto Priego
The United States starts to bring back social discourse
Will there be a paradigm change in the United States?
The renovation of infrastructure, the launch of an efficient, green industry and the improvement of the health care and social security systems: these are the three pillars of Obama’s political economy to respond to the crisis. The risks? Racking up an exorbitant public deficit and adding more difficulties to his term, say the skeptics.
- Barack Obama's problem
por Ricardo Israel Zipper
What Barack Obama’s new strategy for the Pashtun country consists of
A policy of pressure on the Afghan government, combined with the outstretched hand that the appointment of Richard Holbrooke constitutes: this is the strategy that the new American administration is hoping to implement in order to stabilize Afghanistan, a country that could not be conquered by neither the Greeks, the British nor the Russians, and whose instability threatens to spread throughout the region.
The new administration launches an aggressive climate and energy plan
Barack Obama has done more for the environment in a week than George W. Bush in eight years. However, the road is littered with obstacles, and the economic difficulties and challenges abroad can strongly influence any green advancement in the future.
- The ecologist movement gathers force in the United States
por Heike Pintor Pirzkall
Democratic socialism at the forefront, or the fall of neoliberalism?
Redefining the role of “the leader of the free world”
While Obama has raised many hopes and achieved a rhetorical break with the totalitarian language of the Bush administration, his choice of advisers indicates regression rather than progression. Yet if his promise turns out to be meretricious, the world’s rocky relationship with the United States will deteriorate even further.
A lot of hope placed in a man with not a lot of room to maneuver
Learn why the enormous expectations placed on the president-elect of the United States are precisely Obama’s biggest problem.
- Barack Obama, the dream chaser
por Gustavo Palomares