What Happened to World Order?

In August 1990, President George H. W. Bush promised a “New World Order” in his address to the UN General Assembly. Bush was seeking international support in his run-up to the invasion of Iraq. He got his support, but world order was soon lost in the shuffle. 

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Venezuela: A Country in Crisis

If ever there were an example of a government not performing even the most basic of ethical duties to its citizens, it is that of Venezuela under Nicolás Maduro and the PSUV (Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela or United Socialist Party of Venezuela). 

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Erasing History

America has long been known as “ahistorical” (indifferent), but it also has demonstrated signs of being deliberately “anti-historical” (opposed).

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The Democratic Peace II: War with Spain

A previous essay tried to demonstrate the Mexican-American War as a contradiction to the assumptions and assertions of the “Democratic Peace” theory. This one will extend the point to the U.S. war against Spain, 1898 (“Spanish-American War”).

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