Obama’s no peace president, but he’s won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Before Obama’s State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
I reported on the imminent normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba 20 years ago.
Key to the normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations was the release of three members of the Cuban 5, which IPS public scholars have been advocating for many years.
Latin America itself got scarcely a mention in the U.S. presidential campaign, but a new generation of voters has put it on the agenda.
There are plenty of legitimate criticisms of the Obama record on foreign policy. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have made none of them.
Only the U.S. and Canada continue supporting the policy that keeps Cuba out of the Organization of American States summits. At the last meeting, Latin American leaders agreed: they do not need Washington to hold a meeting.
Presidential hopefuls are dusting off tired arguments about Cuba as a national security threat.
In an election year, presidential candidates spend a great deal of time bowing before the altar of the creaky Cuban embargo.
Necessity forced Cuban leaders to adopt an environmentally friendly, self-reliant strategy that can aid the Earth’s well being and humanity’s survival.
These days, you need not brave the sharks that populate the Straits of Florida to visit Cuba.
The new film by IPS fellow Saul Landau is an effective and at times chilling portrait of one of the last Cold War conflicts still playing out.
Luis Posada Carriles, now in his 80s, has returned to Miami as a triumphant hero after an El Paso jury acquitted him of 11 counts of lying on an immigration form.
Academics making money, terrorists roaming free, and the reinvention of “Cuban Civil Society.”
Cuba belongs in the U.S. circle of friends.