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Cuba: Transforming a Revolution

Cuba: Transforming a Revolution. YaleGlobal. Patricia Alejandro. July 23, 2015.

The United States and Cuba are reopening their respective embassies and preparing for more exchanges in diplomacy and trade. 156 more words

United States

Wanted: Bold Steps and Rule of Law in Mexico

Antonio O. Garza (Ambassador to Mexico, 2002-2009)

Cross-posted from Ambassador Garza’s July 2015 newsletter.

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Less than two months after the PRI gained a marginal victory in Mexico’s midterm elections… 533 more words

Foreign Policy

Obama Squandering America’s Precious Supply of Enemies

JULY 14, 2015

BY ANDY BOROWITZ

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—By easing tensions with Cuba and now Iran, President Obama is “recklessly squandering America’s precious supply of enemies,” the leader of a conservative think tank said on Tuesday.

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Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

The New Russian Engagement with Latin America: Strategic Position, Commerce, and Dreams of the Past

The New Russian Engagement with Latin America: Strategic Position, Commerce, and Dreams of the Past. Strategic Studies Institute. R. Evan Ellis. June 17, 2015.

Although overshadowed by China, Russia’s re-engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean, which includes military deployments, arms sales, and the negotiation of base access agreements, impacts the regional security environment and potentially challenges U.S. 56 more words

National Security