James North has reported from Africa, Latin America and Asia for four decades. He lives in New York City.
He played hardball with foreign creditors and stood up to Big Oil, using increased earnings to transform education and health.
President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.
The predators of the M23 Movement are sustained by Rwanda—which is itself backed by the United States and an uncritical Western media.