Decades of gradual economic decline opened the way for Chávez, a charismatic demagogue wedded to an outdated ideology, to take power and establish a corrupt autocracy modelled on and beholden to Cuba’s dictatorship.
Something changed, and Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver in order to be extradited to America on charges relating to the company’s reported defying of sanctions on trading with Iran.
There are some back-channel quiet talks going on between America and the Taliban on allowing the radical Islamic army that has terrorized Afghanistan – both when they were in power in the late 90s and the first years of this century and when they were out of power and launching attacks around the country, including in the capital Kabul.
Do you deliver supplies and/or vehicles for GM? You might think about polishing your CV a little. This is a process that is reaching its limits in terms of the value technology adds to society as a whole.
As gruesome as the killing is, the battle of ideologies that are now swirling around this event is as important. That’s not to belittle a death that was apparently cruel and unusual and involved torture of the most savage kind.