Foreign Policy

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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China ramps up competition with the United States

The Olympics are over and the United States predictably led the field with 121 total medals. Perhaps just as predictably, China finished second with 70 medals—leapfrogging Germany and Russia.

Americans have grown accustomed...

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The UN should investigate the 1988 massacre in Iran

In the summer of 1988, thousands of political prisoners in Iran were systematically executed in a matter of a few months. The killings were not only horrific in scale, but remains shrouded in mystery with the regime blocking all attempts to...

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The NATO blame game

While the American foreign policy establishment rejects Donald Trump’s daily antics and belligerent behavior, his ...

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