We have concluded an important part of the legal changes needed to bring the electoral process to bear on the new political realities of the country.
The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger, are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving the ends sought today by sovereign nations.
He was elected democratically, but hasn't given any positive results
Wellstone was expected to receive a lot of information (from the human-rights groups) about violence committed by the Colombian army, ... If he would be taking that back to the Senate floor, that actually helps the PR campaign of the rebels. It is a strain to think they would want to kill him.
A waiver speaks to the lack of political will on the part of the U.S. with regard to human rights.
I can't see how the U.S. can possibly certify Colombia on human rights grounds or any other grounds.
I have fewer friends than people say, and more than I had hoped, ... I am very fortunate.
There is interest in knowing how we were able to advance changes and reforms that were viable
Globalization is a fact of economic life.
Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not, as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
Isolation is a self-defeating dream.