Cuba

The Hague Treats War Criminals More Humanely Than Gitmo Treats Its Detainees
August 25, 2014

How does life these two detention centers compare? Unfavorably for the U.S.

The Tragicomedy of the 9/11 Trial
A report from Guantanamo Bay
April 15, 2014

Accusations that the FBI may be spying on defendents causes yet another delay.

Israeli Lessons for Improving Guantanamo Bay
Why the U.S. military must withdraw from the detention camp
July 28, 2013

The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp should not exist. It costs U.S. taxpayers $1.2 million per day, and inflicts incalculable damage to America’s reputation.

What Fidel Taught Hugo
Cuba defined Chávez's career as much as Venezuela did
March 05, 2013

Fidel Castro's Cuba defined Hugo Chavez's life as much as Chavez's own Venezuela did.

Romney Plays Reagan — And Does Well Enough
October 23, 2012

The candidates spent almost no time debating the substance of foreign policy.

How John F. Kennedy's Appeasement Strategy Averted a Nuclear Holocaust
October 14, 2012

The real lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

In Defense of Marco Rubio’s Story of His Family’s Exile
May 07, 2012

If Marco Rubio is chosen as Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential candidate, as many have speculated, we’ll soon learn a lot more about the Florida Senator and young Republican superstar. But we’re also likely to continue hearing about another part of Rubio’s past: whether his family are Cuban exiles or not.

What Pope Benedict Got Wrong in Cuba
April 11, 2012

When Pope Benedict XVI travelled to Cuba two weeks ago, he was acting within a long tradition. Popes, after all, are not only spiritual leaders, they are representatives of the oldest continuous absolute monarchy in the world, which traces back to the Apostle Peter two millennia ago: The Holy See has been engaging in diplomacy far longer than any modern state has been in existence.

Why We Need Détente With North Korea
January 14, 2012

Whatever Kim Jong-Il’s death meant for the people of North Korea, it did not change the fundamental strategic interest that the United States has in the country. The paramount issue for Washington remains assuring that Pyongyang never uses its nuclear arsenal, and that it never leaks or gifts its weapons material and technology to other nations or terrorists. But if Washington’s basic strategic posture remains, it should consider revising its current non-proliferation policies in the wake of Pyongyang’s change of leadership.

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