A shadow of fear has descended upon Europe in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a French kosher market that left 17 people dead.
Monthly Archives: January 2015
The hard truth is that America, as a society and as a nation, has allowed its policies and security to be dictated by terrorist groups like al-Qaeda.Read more
Above all, the lack of economic opportunity is the unquestionable genesis of out-migration and drug cartel involvement. But it is also this same out-migration that injects millions of U.S. dollars into national, regional, and local Mexican economies.Read more
On January 3rd, Boko Haram launched a brazen attack in Baga, Nigeria, and reportedly hundreds and possibly thousands of people were killed. While it has been difficult to obtain an accurate number, local officials and news outlets are reporting as many as 2,000 casualties.Read more
The talks, launched by President Juan Manuel Santos, are a historic opportunity for the government and the guerrilla group, and a chance to end the longest conflict in Latin American history. However, cautious optimism is essential as the two parties have agreed on only minor points, and the major items have yet to be covered.Read more