Foreign Policy

Brazil's flawed impeachment of Dilma Rousseff

After a largely successful—especially in light of almost insultingly low expectations—Olympics, Brazil is now abruptly pulled back to reality. The end of Olympics revelry coincided with the tempestuous final stretch of former...

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Cuban innovation will position it for the future

After more than a half-century, the first commercial flight between Cuba and the United States touched down Wednesday morning with a flight between Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Santa Clara, Cuba.

It’s a short trip in the air, but it...

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Cory Booker must stop defending the Iran deal

Recent media reports had it that Cory Booker and I have reconciled over Iran when we were both in Israel.

Let me be clear. My dispute with Cory was never personal and was always about policy. There is no need for us to have any personal...

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The lurking Russian threat

While Russian President Vladimir Putin and his counterpart in Turkey are mending fences, Western officials are waffling: Allowing Russia to pull Turkey closer while...

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A great America deserves a great international food aid policy

If Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wants to ensure that America remains a great country, one place she or he could start is by working with Congress to reform America’s international food aid policy.  Currently, U.S. food aid programs...

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Betraying Iran’s democratic opposition

With the United States poised to elect a new administration this November, an opportunity is emerging for a fresh look at U.S. foreign policy toward Iran. What sort of Iran policy would best serve U.S. and Western interests?

This topic and...

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