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U.S. Hopes to Reopen Cuba Embassy Ahead of Americas Summit

Latin American Herald Tribune

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government is optimistic about the prospects of reaching agreement with Cuba to re-open embassies before April’s Summit of the Americas in Panama, Washington’s chief negotiator in talks with Havana said Friday. 305 more words

Two reasons Hillary Clinton will not be president

Well, three if you count her overall incompetence for any office higher than “Bill’s wife,” or four if one recalls that she is a terrible retail politician. 1,168 more words

Foreign Affairs

Why I Didn't Unionize

I don’t often delve into politics on this blog.  It’s just not been my focus.  But I live in a political world now, so here we go!  1,241 more words

State Department

Rift in U.S. foreign policy team?

John Kerry says Benjamin Netanyahu is “welcome to speak” in the United States.

Susan Rice calls an upcoming speech by Netanyahu “destructive.”

Who is correct, the secretary of state or the Obama administration’s national security adviser? 175 more words

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In a brazenly brutal use of force, our State Department has launched an all out offensive against ISIS; on Twitter.  Yes, the country with the most lethal military on earth has decided that hashtags are our weapon of choice to defeat a cadre of bloodthirsty terrorists bent on establishing a worldwide caliphate.   497 more words


Welcome Reception for Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons

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On February 23, 2015, the State Department  announced the appointment of FSO Randy Berry as the first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. 442 more words

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Top U.S. Negotiator: If We Get an Iran Deal, the World Will ‘Judge It as a Good Thing’

President Barack Obama’s top negotiator to the Iran nuclear talks pushed back against her critics on Capitol Hill, arguing that the world would rally behind an agreement if the two sides manage to hammer out a deal this year. 566 more words

The Cable