Tag: Spain

Spanish Foreign Policy Hits Rocks Over Cuba
By July 17, 2007 Read More →

Spanish Foreign Policy Hits Rocks Over Cuba

Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and his political spin doctors have been especially busy this summer. Indeed, they have been making furious rounds on the national television talk show circuit, trying to explain to an increasingly skeptical Spanish public just why the Socialist government’s “progressive” foreign policy of coddling third world despots has […]

Spain’s Counter-Terrorism Policy Under Challenge by Al-Qaeda and ETA
By July 6, 2007 Read More →

Spain’s Counter-Terrorism Policy Under Challenge by Al-Qaeda and ETA

The Basque separatist group ETA said that it would end a 15-month cease-fire and resume its terrorist campaign “on all fronts to defend the Basque homeland.”

Spain’s Feminized War on Terror Goes Awry
By April 22, 2007 Read More →

Spain’s Feminized War on Terror Goes Awry

The anti-terrrorism policies of Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero are making Spain more—not less—vulnerable to terrorism.

ETA: The Beginning of the End?
By January 25, 2007 Read More →

ETA: The Beginning of the End?

The car bomb set off by the Basque separatist group ETA has produced a profound split within Spain’s political establishment: those on the left remain open to the idea of re-establishing dialogue with ETA; those on the right believe that ETA must be forced into an unconditional surrender. The main beneficiary of this divide has […]