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Attempts to put relations between the United States and Venezuela back on a normal international footing could founder on Venezuela’s latest move to offer asylum to US whistleblower Edward Snowden. The Latin American state was one of three to offer Mr Snowden safe haven. American authorities want to prosecute him for divulging top secret information about America’s...
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin
Counterterrorism work in the United States looks to be undergoing a fundamental change as the administration reduces its concentration on al-Qaeda. This focus has been maintained since the 2001 terror attacks on the American mainland and led to the capture and death of al-Qaeda’s leader Osama Bin Laden. The question is whether the transformation reflects a shift in...
Dr. James Jay Carafano
US President Barack Obama may have mapped out his foreign policy for his second term in office, but his choice for a new national security cabinet has left many wondering whether he has produced a team which will tackle new global problems with a united vision – or end up as rivals leaving the president to manage internal fall out and squabbles. This report looks a...
Iran seeks international recognition to make its own decisions on its nuclear programme while Israel uses Iran’s nuclear threat as an excuse to shred the international agenda on Palestine. But this posturing could get out of hand. GIS expert Dr Uwe Nerlich explains the genesis of this tension in this special three-part series.
Dr. Uwe Nerlich