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Entries by Nikolas Kozloff from 08/2012

WikiLeaks: Paraguay's "Quasi-Coup" Has the Smell of Oil

| Posted 08.10.2012 | World

Now that the U.S. has preserved its strategic position in Paraguay and Venezuela has lost influence, it's time to step back and sort out what actually happened here.

WikiLeaks: Paul Ryan's Delicate South American Dance

| Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

In late 2008, in the midst of Washington's financial crisis, Ryan traveled to South America to meet with political and business leaders as part of a congressional delegation.

WikiLeaks Paraguay: Obama, Rousseff and Chávez Face Off in Geopolitical Battle

| Posted 08.20.2012 | World

The conventional wisdom is that Paraguay's shakeup represents a big geopolitical blow to Brazil and an upset triumph for Washington. There's a degree of truth in such interpretations, but the situation is a bit more complex and nuanced.

Assange Lightning Rod Places U.S. Bullying and South American Contradictions on Vivid Display

| Posted 08.21.2012 | World

For just one man, Julian Assange has certainly managed to discombobulate a large swathe of the geopolitical system. It now seems fair to say that the high-stakes drama unfolding in London and the Ecuadoran Embassy has taken on wider political implications.