Sunday, December 26

Obama administration seems soft on Nicaraguan aggression

The Washington Post - AQUARTER-CENTURY ago the United States went to extraordinary lengths to prevent consolidation of a leftist dictatorship in Nicaragua, funding an opposition army and even mining the country's harbors. Now the Central American state is veering back toward dictatorship under the same leader, Daniel Ortega, and it recently sent troops to seize disputed territory from neighboring Costa Rica. The reaction from Washington? An invitation to apply for foreign aid.  Read more