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The Unsung Heroes of the Hanoi Summit

The Unsung Heroes of the Hanoi Summit

By Daniel Nardini There has been a lot said about the Hanoi Summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump. Many have likened the summit to… Read more »

Vietnam: The Odd Man Out

Vietnam: The Odd Man Out

By Daniel Nardini When most Americans think about Vietnam, we think about the Vietnam War and all those American soldiers and other personnel (like nurses, soldiers of America’s allies, journalists… Read more »

The Other South American Dictatorship

The Other South American Dictatorship

By Daniel Nardini While there is great attention being focused on Venezuela and its socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro, it seems that the U.S. press, the U.S. government and the rest… Read more »

Argentina and Brazil on the Side of Democracy

Argentina and Brazil on the Side of Democracy

By Daniel Nardini Whatever the relationship between Argentina and the United States and other parts of South America, the Argentine government of current President Mauricio Macri have taken a principled… Read more »

A Question of Sovereignty

A Question of Sovereignty

By Daniel Nardini I have spoken about this issue before. When the U.S. government had built its border fence, the Tohono O’odham people, who live on both the U.S. and… Read more »

The Venezuela I Knew and the Venezuela Now

The Venezuela I Knew and the Venezuela Now

By Daniel Nardini With Venezuela tottering on the brink of collapse and possibly civil war, it is almost impossible for me to imagine this was the same country I saw… Read more »

Possible American Hostages in China

Possible American Hostages in China

By Daniel Nardini The United States has made a formal request under an extradition treaty with Canada for Huawei Technologies Corporation Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. Wanzhou has been accused… Read more »

Judge Rules Against 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Judge Rules Against 2020 Census Citizenship Question

By Daniel Nardini It seems that U.S. President Donald Trump just cannot get his way with the courts. New York District Court Judge Jesse M. Furman ruled that the Trump… Read more »

Mexico on Maduro’s Side?

Mexico on Maduro’s Side?

By Daniel Nardini At the Lima Group conference, Mexico was the sole Latin American country NOT to sign a declaration that was critical of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro taking control… Read more »

The Influenza Pandemic

The Influenza Pandemic

By Daniel Nardini It killed an estimated five percent of the world’s population of the time. An estimated 50 to 100 million people died in one of the worst pandemics… Read more »