Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Syria, Russia, and China form an informal illiberal authoritarian alliance aimed at nuclear proliferation. This article details that truth.
Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz writes on Venezuela: “One thing is certain: Socialism won’t go away easily. Perhaps the Organization of the American States should intervene militarily. The US should discreetly help organize, arm, and cheer a Latin expeditionary force.”
Venezuela is imploding. Iran, Russia, and China have increased their holdings in the region. America has ignored Latin America for years. Meanwhile, the threat posed by Illegal Immigration to the U.S. increases as instability does. The U.S. cannot ignore Venezuela.
The Drug War has raged for over forty years. Yet, since 2006, the global War on Drugs has taken a turn for the truly awful. The Mexican Drug War has cost over 100,000 lives, it has destabilized not only Mexico, but also the entire Central American region (and, with Venezuela destabilizing on its own, the instability caused by drug cartels could spread there as things get more desperate). This piece assesses Mexico’s War on Drugs and how the U.S. can best respond to this instability.