NAFTA, the State Department and USAID

Evan Vucci/AP



Cynthia M. Lardner


What the Trump Administration Needs to Learn about Soft Power

Continue reading “NAFTA, the State Department and USAID”

Poaching in Europe’s Suburbs

Reuters photo



Binoy Kampmark


There has never been a case like this in a zoo in Europe, an assault of such violence, evidently for this stupid trafficking of rhinoceros horns.”

Thierry Duguet, head of Parc Zoologique de Thoiry.

Continue reading “Poaching in Europe’s Suburbs”

Mr. Buhari and the liars within

Bayo Omoboriowo



Prince Charles Dickson


Ronald Reagan once said, “Government is like a baby, an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other end.” And I add a big head that thinks it knows it all and then treat us all like the anus that brings nothing but…forgetting that a closed anus is recipe for disaster.

Continue reading “Mr. Buhari and the liars within”

David Cameron – that’s a bit rich coming from you!

PA photo



Hazel Speed

The other day, whilst watching the television coverage in respect to the unveiling of the new Monument at Horseguards to honour the fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan, I noticed that at the end of the formal ceremony, whilst guests were mingling, there was a political ‘clutch’ of Mother Hens having a quiet, but incisive discussion, integral thereto being David Cameron.

Continue reading “David Cameron – that’s a bit rich coming from you!”