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U.S. sends wrong messages to Latin America

August 24, 2009

mschultze_apr09_web- Markus Schultze-Kraft is Latin America and Caribbean Program Director at the International Crisis Group. The opinions expressed are his own. -

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Michael Bloomberg and America’s guns

By Bernd Debusmann
August 13, 2009

Bernd Debusmann--- Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions are his own ---

New York's billionaire mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is stepping in where President Barack Obama fears to tread -- confronting America's powerful gun lobby. In the country that holds a commanding global lead in civilian gun ownership, it promises to be a hard fight.

Squandered oil wealth, an African tragedy

July 9, 2009

arvind ganesan-Arvind Ganesan is the Director of the Business and Human Rights Program at Human Rights Watch. The opinions expressed are his own.-

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Spare a thought for Hugo Chavez

By Bernd Debusmann
July 9, 2009

Bernd Debusmann- Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own -

Spare a thought for Hugo Chavez, the larger-than-life Venezuelan leader who flourished in the role of Latin America's defender against an evil empire led by a devil who smelt of sulphur and was named George W. Bush.

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Africa at the threshold

July 7, 2009

john-simon-- John Simon was recently U.S. Ambassador to the African Union and former Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.  He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC. The views expressed are his own. --

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The Obama-Medvedev security summit

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gard-reif-- Robert Gard (right), a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former president of both National Defense University and the Monterey Institute of International Studies, is chairman of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, where Kingston Reif (left) is deputy director of nuclear non-proliferation. The views expressed are their own. --

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Obama, Iran and a meaningless phrase

By Bernd Debusmann
June 25, 2009

Bernd Debusmann - Great Debate-- Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. --

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GM shows Obama is no Vulcan

May 29, 2009

obama-- James Pethokoukis is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

No we can’t: Obama’s Guantanamo

May 21, 2009

Cori Crider

- Cori Crider represents 30 Guantánamo prisoners as an attorney with legal charity Reprieve. The opinions expressed are her own. -