Posted in May 2010

Iran’s Nuclear Coup

Iran’s Nuclear Coup

Ahmadinejad and Lula Expose Obama’s Hapless Diplomacy What a fiasco. That’s the first word that comes to mind watching Mahmoud Ahmadinejad raise his arms yesterday with the leaders of Turkey and Brazil to celebrate a new atomic pact that instantly made irrelevant 16 months of President Obama’s “diplomacy.” The deal is a political coup for … Continue reading

Sean Penn’s Utopia

Sean Penn’s Utopia

Oil-rich Venezuela Gripped by Economic Crisis By Juan Forero-Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, April 29, 2010 SAN CRISTOBAL, VENEZUELA — Every day for the past three months, government-programmed blackouts have meant the lights flicker and go dark in a city that once bustled with commerce. And Fifth Street, with its auto parts stores and car … Continue reading