The Foreign Policy of Optimism
The power of positive thinking has often warped American foreign policy, as a new book by Barbara Ehrenreich suggests.
Somali Piracy and the International Response
Besides being unsustainable from a logistical standpoint, the heightened military response to the pirate attacks probably won’t work because it doesn’t address the root causes of this menace to maritime security.
The Post-Fidel Moment
As Fidel fades into history, Cuba again appears on the verge of change. New leadership in Havana may create the conditions for a long-awaited warming in U.S.-Cuba relations.
As Latin America’s leftward political shift grows deeper roots, U.S. influence over the region is declining.