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The aftermath of the war in Afghanistan

In the middle of the UN General Assembly that takes place in New York, questions arose about the possible intervention of the Afghan Taliban representatives.

Imprisoned children: when the United States breaks its own record in violation of human rights

 06/14/2018 - 13:01
A boy from Honduras watches a movie at a detention facility run by the U.S. Border Patrol on September 8, 2014 in McAllen, Texas.

Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions approved the new "zero tolerance" policy with immigration during the month of April, the separation of families and the detention of children have proven to be one of the worst chapters in the U.S. relationship with human rights.


Niños encarcelados: cuando Estados Unidos rompe su propio récord en violación a derechos humanos

 06/14/2018 - 12:36
Un niño de Honduras ve una película en un centro de detención dirigido por la Patrulla Fronteriza de Estados Unidos. El 8 de septiembre de 2014 en McAllen, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images

Desde que el Fiscal General Jeff Sessions aprobara la nueva política de “tolerancia cero” con respecto a inmigración durante el mes de abril, la separación de familias y la detención de menores de edad ha demostrado ser uno de los peores capítulos en la relación de Estados Unidos con los derechos humanos.


[OP-ED]: On North Korea, hope is not a strategy

 07/11/2017 - 15:46
Kim Jong Un is a young man but has been highly effective at preserving his authority. He has secured the support of the military and sidelined or killed anyone who threatened his grip on power -- including his uncle and, allegedly, his half-brother. EFE

In Washington, there is a conventional wisdom on North Korea that spans both parties and much of elite opinion. It goes roughly like this: North Korea is the world’s most bizarre country, run by a crackpot dictator with a strange haircut. He is unpredictable and irrational and cannot be negotiated with. Eventually this weird and cruel regime will collapse. Meanwhile, the only solution is more and more pressure. But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong?