The United States should support Honduras against Manuel Zelaya

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Some have asked for my views on the Honduran so-called “coup” in which the former Honduran President, Manuel Zelaya, was removed from office upon the order of the Honduran Supreme Court.   Having read the relevant documents in the original Spanish, I agree with Miguel Estrada that the removal was both legal and necessary. For reasons […]

Mary L. Schapiro Obama’s pick to chair SEC?

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CNN is reporting this evening that two Obama team insiders have said President-Elect Obama plans to tap Mary L. Schapiro as incoming SEC Chair.  Schapiro certainly has a much stronger resume for the job than current SEC Chair Christopher Cox, having been appointed SEC Commissioner first by President Reagan in 1988. It’s an interesting pick […]