Yes, the bilateral relations between USA and Russia, former Cold War adversaries, have not been as smooth as they at times make the world believe.

Despite the media’s constant barrage of news pertaining to the Middle East, another region that is strategically imperative to the US is East Asia. The Far East is comprised of economic powerhouses such as China and Japan as well as the vibrant and growing economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and others. East Asia will be the global economic center of gravity in the coming decades.

In this election year, it’s clear that a seismic political shift is rumbling through America. Widespread discontent for the status quo is surfacing from both the left and right. A year ago, it would have been impossible to envision a card-carrying socialist and a pre-WWII style populist mounting legitimate presidential campaigns (much less without Super PACs).

Unlike many pundits, who did not opt Donald Trump for the final nomination, finally he did very well in primaries. Now, the possibility of Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton being together in the ultimate presidential race between Republicans and Democrats is wide open.

2016 will be a pivotal year for the US as it chooses a new president. It is an election year with no incumbent running. With candidates on both sides vying for the highest office in the land, major challenges exist for the next president of the US. One of the more turbulent areas the next president will have to deal with is foreign policy.

Amid a severe political and economic crisis, with astronomic unemployment rates and the worst recession since 1990, the Brazilian politics faces a new turn of events with a raid at former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s apartment in São Bernardo do Campo, state of São Paulo.

Super Tuesday was the biggest single day of state-by-state contests on March 01 to select party nominees for the Nov. 8 election to succeed outgoing President Democrat Barack Obama. Voting stretched from eastern states to Texas and Minnesota.

As a sweet revenge for her defeat at New Hampshire, US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton crushed rival Bernie Sanders at the South Carolina (Columbia) primary on 27 February, propelling her into next week's crucial 'Super Tuesday' voting in 11 states on a wave of momentum.

With the Iowa caucuses over and the results from New Hampshire in, the 2016 elections are officially underway. The last decade in American politics has been momentous and dynamic, to say the least.

Author D. Caldwell in his masterpiece Vortex of Conflict writes, Once president G. Bush senior advisor, Karl Rove told famous American reporter R. Suskind “people like him who believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality, that’s not the way the world really works anymore, we are an empire now and when we act, we create our own reality.

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