The Boston Attacks and Possible Scenarios
On April 15th two bombings during the Boston Marathon shook the USA and the whole world. At the moment of writing there are three confirmed dead, including an 8-year old boy, and more than 130 injured while according to the Boston Globe 30 of them were transferred ‘under code red’ which means life threatening injuries.
The Aftermath of the War in Iraq
December 2011 will be remembered as the month that the war in Iraq officially ended. On December 15th, Defence Secretary Leon E. Panetta ended the mission in Iraq with a speech noting that from that moment on the Iraqi government will be responsible “for directing its own path to future security and future prosperity”.
The Birth of a Superpower: The Changes in the US Foreign Policy Before, During and After the Cold Wa
If someone examines the US Foreign Policy they cannot ignore its shifts during history. The United States began as a power that supported non-intervention and ended up being a superpower whose presence around the world cannot be ignored. This article describes in brief the main shifts of the US Foreign Policy until the end of the 1990’s in order to explain how the United States ended up becoming the world’s only superpower.