Geopolitics is one of the most difficult sciences to have a single—and precise—definition, as it can have a wide array of interpretations.

Last year, November, the US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the Monroe Doctrine is no longer applicable to modern times and is officially dead.

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On October 26th a new president will be elected in Brazil. The dispute is between Dilma Rousseff (left-wing) and Aécio Neves (center-right opposition), both originally from the state of Minas Gerais. This state plays an important role in Brazilian political history: it is the birthplace of the national hero, Joaquim José da Silva Xavier (Tiradentes), who was the leading member of the Brazilian independence from Portuguese colonial rule. Tiradentes’ aim was to create a Brazilian Republic, in the 18th century.

A small but significant event took place on March 29 at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas. Hosted by Sheldon Adelson, the mega-donor to Republican presidential campaigns, the event drew four leading potential candidates for president in 2016, including New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

For about a month now, Venezuela has become embroiled in bitter protests against its huge murder rate, chronic food shortages, and a mounting inflation level of 56%.

A report by respected Washington DC based journalist Hussein Abdul Hussein in the Kuwaiti al-Rai newspaper this week revealed details of an indirect US channel with Hizballah.

In three main ways, the JFK murder still has repercussions for Americans and the world. It also has a unique place in my life.

That the socialist French government of François Hollande just blocked a bad deal with Tehran, emerging as the hero of the Geneva negotiations, is on one level a huge surprise. But it also follows logically from the passivity of the Obama administration

The giant sucking sound you here, I said on August 15 on CNBC's The Kudlow Report, is the implosion of America's influence in the Middle East.

It's a privilege to be an American who works on foreign policy, as I have done since the late 1970s, participating in a small way in the grand project of finding my country's place in the world.

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