President Obama’s landmark change in Cuba policy announced December 17th was a prime example of savvy foreign policy. However, expectations of progress should be tempered.
Monthly Archives: December 2014
President Obama’s plans for diplomatic normalization quell only a modicum of a larger and more pressing issue: the economic embargo, which was implemented in 1960, and has been widely criticized by the international communityRead more
Despite a long history of antagonism, the recent rise of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS, has placed the United States and Iran in the rather unique situation of being on the same side of the conflict against this terrorist organization.Read more
Recent reports from Pakistani cities of ISIS insignia-laden paraphernalia, graffiti, and even recruiters have raised alarm bells and growing concern that the radical pseudo-state may be reaching its tentacles across Asia and into PakistanRead more
Regional power plays, a historic peace agreement, and a new vision for Turkish foreign policy all rest in the fate of Kobani.Read more