Suspected Russian spy was well-liked by classmates, but something just seemed a little off

Washington CNN – Victor Muller’s accent just didn’t sound right. The man now alleged to be a Russian spy was studying at the prestigious Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies, an elite graduate program favored by US military personnel, young diplomats and, sources say, future spies. Gregarious, smart, and often seen toting a helmet … Read more

Petro and Colombia’s Rule of Law

Former M-19 rebel Gustavo Petro won Colombia’s runoff presidential election Sunday with 50.5% of the vote. His opponent, businessman Rodolfo Hernández, received 47.3%. The rest of the votes were either left intentionally blank or annulled by electoral authorities. With nearly half of all voters declining to endorse Mr. Petro, there is no mandate for radical … Read more

Ex-guerilla rebel Gustavo Petro wins runoff to be Colombia’s 1st leftist president

Former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly won a runoff election over a political outsider millionaire Sunday, ushering in a new era of politics for Colombia by becoming the country’s first leftist president. Petro, a senator in his third attempt to win the presidency, got 50.48% of the votes, while real estate magnate Rodolfo Hernández had 47.26%, … Read more