Who's to blame in the UK riots

The police, politicians and some media outlets are all blaming technology for the riots. The people are blaming an ignorant government. The two sides don’t seem like they’re going to meet anytime soon. British MP David Lammy has called for social networking sites to be shut down, but, if they did that, then those who […]

Confessions of Roger Noriega: Muscular diplomacy or law breaking?

By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdes In May, Roger Noriega, former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (2003-2005), acknowledged he conspired with James Cason, chief of the United States Interest Section in Cuba (2002-2005), to violate a declared U.S. government policy of promoting in Cuba “ a peaceful transition to a democratic system […]