#Dante Caputo

Dante’s Inferno   I was saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Dante Caputo, the former Foreign Minister of Argentina, Secretary of Political Affairs at the Organization of American States (OAS), peacemaker, scholar and friend. My first encounter with Dante did not go so well when I tried to give him my take on […]

#warondrugs #Bangladesh #rockefellerFoundation

Why do we not learn from our mistakes? The Bangladesh government’s heavy-handed approach to the war on drugs will most likely meat the same fate as the costly failures elsewhere. http://www.newagebd.net/article/42749/3-more-killed-in-police-custody-gunfights http://www.newagebd.net/article/42781/akramul-haque-collateral-damage As we wrote in the Organization of American States (OAS) Drug Report of 2012, the so-called war on drugs in most of the […]

Geopolitical and Security Developments in the Americas; What They Mean for Business. Hosted by the Atlantic​ Council and Baker McKenzie

Was great to hear old friends and new discuss the security and defense challenges in the Americas. Peter MacKay spoke eloquently about the importance of NAFTA and that we should not allow the naysayers to define what has essentially been a successful agreement for all parties! Also clear that defense and security cooperation between Canada […]