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The President’s reluctant Tango

It's Spring Break in Argentina and there's no sense ruining the fun, the dancing and the candlelight just because of Islamist terrorism in Europe.

Obama arrives in Cuba promoting his Cuba policy

HAVANA, March 20, 2016 – President Obama arrived in Cuba today for a history-making presidential visit and loosening decades of tense relations with the communist country. The White House is hoping the visit will nudge the Cuban government to grant more freedoms to its people and open new economic channels for American businesses. Obama took ...

Feel the socialist Bern!

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton want to give you everything, but as Jefferson said, a government big enough to do that is big enough to take it all away.

Cuba and Obama’s golden pen

The Castro Brothers will not live forever, and at some point in time the Cuban people will take a stand for freedom and Obama did not have to act.

Cuba, North Korea and Russia: Why sanctions work, and don’t

WASHINGTON, December 20, 2014 – President Obama’s decision to lift some sanctions against Cuba has infuriated some of his opponents and parts of the Cuban immigrant community. They have argued that Cuba’s suppression of human rights warrants sanctions, and that lifting them sends the wrong signal to other nations. Those arguments are based on fundamental ...

Fidel Castro and his pals at the New York Times

WASHINGTON, December 19, 2014 — In 1957, the FBI’s man in Havana had little to say in his report to Washington concerning the American journalist he was shadowing. “Available information in this office as well as that available to other interested Embassy agencies, fails to substantiate claim.” The “claim,” made by the Cuban government of Fulgencio Batista, ...