For U.S. military planners looking to Latin America, there's a new day. Argentine president Mauricio Macri is on board with U.S. foreign policy.
We don't want wars, blockades, interference, subversion, sabotage; we want peace, social justice and equity, sustainable development, security and respect for our sovereignty.
This creates a deplorable situation in Ukraine, and a horrible precedent for the rest of Europe and beyond.
We need to be examining the positions and records of the candidates on both domestic and foreign policy.
It was certainly not because it posed any threat. The plane is old, and the Russians were careful not to arm it with missiles.
If indeed the Chavistas win on Sunday, which many people we have met so far are sure will be the case, count on the opposition to immediately start yelling "Fraud!" to whoever will listen.
The threat of a nuclear disaster has greatly increased since the collapse of the Soviet Union, top Russian and U.S. experts meeting in Washington agreed.
Earlier this month Isis released footage of the decapitated body of 82-year-old antiquities department chief Khaled Asaad, whose body was later hung from Palmyra's ruins.
Why are we in a standoff with a country that is not a serious threat to us, but does have the capacity to incinerate a sizable portion of the planet?
It is the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.