Trump’s remarks imply that Mexico and Canada gained from NAFTA economically. Yet a look into the communities and people impacted by NAFTA in Mexico may show a different story.
Had there been enough political will from the Salvadoran government to attempt to solve the T.P.S situation, they would have sought bilateral meetings with the Trump administration and resort to an action as old as time: realpolitik.
How will Argentina’s G20 presidency impact its global influence and national politics?
If we’re going to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants, we must be more choosy and the process should run through the established democratic channels.
The United States holds the keys to resolve the crisis in Venezuela. America’s inaction in the matter strengthens the Maduro regime, but involvement might prove decisive.
In view of how U.S. policy catalyzed the early versions of terrorism, the Trump administration would do well to learn the lessons of the cold war. Abetting draconian regimes and omitting human rights considerations from foreign policy will generate more extremism than it eliminates.
If we can understand how Argentina, a country born of an international character similar to the U.S., fosters an international-leaning patriotism, maybe we can learn a bit about our own national identity as well and why patriotism doesn’t have to be us against the world.
While leaders have a role in inspiring and guiding politics, the real driving force is a type of healthy populism deeply embedded in the Argentine national identity. Politics — and therefore protest — are part of Argentina as much as the mountains are.
The Syrian war has become synonymous with the vexing, endemic nature of geopolitics in the twenty-first century.Its birth and subsequent deviation from the revolutionary spirit of the Arab Spring is no doubt an unfortunate parody of the West’s own fall from geopolitical idealism in the new millennium.