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China: 1; U.S.: 0. Don't Let the Asia Pivot Turn Into the Asia Peeve

China: 1; U.S.: 0. Don't Let the Asia Pivot Turn Into the Asia Peeve

Bhaskar Chakravorti  04.22.2015
No doubt there has been much for the U.S. to focus on elsewhere in the world recently, from Russia to Iran. But in past weeks, it seems...
Carpe Diem, North America!

Carpe Diem, North America!

Mack McLarty  04.21.2015
The meeting between President Obama and Raul Castro can be seen as emblematic of a new philosophy governing relations among nations of...
Sheldon Adelson or James Baker? Who Should Drive GOP Foreign Policy?

Sheldon Adelson or James Baker? Who Should Drive GOP Foreign Policy?

David Paul  04.21.2015
Perhaps nothing epitomizes the state of affairs in the Republican Party today more than the estrangement of James Baker from the Republican...
Obama's Triple Crown

Obama's Triple Crown

John Feffer  04.16.2015
President Obama has nearly two years to make the rapprochements with Iran and Cuba irreversible. If he can do that, and bring about a ceasefire...
The Many Things You Won't Find in Cuba

The Many Things You Won't Find in Cuba

Kevin Danaher  04.15.2015
The recent changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba have produced plenty of U.S. media coverage examining the things Cuba is lacking: freedom...
Diplomatic Travel Blocks US-Cuban Ties

Diplomatic Travel Blocks US-Cuban Ties

William M. LeoGrande  04.14.2015
The main hurdle to restoring full diplomatic relations in Cuba centers on how much freedom U.S. diplomats will have to travel around Cuba...
The Impact of Energy on China/Myanmar Relations

The Impact of Energy on China/Myanmar Relations

Daniel Wagner  04.14.2015
The acquisition of energy has become a dominant influence in China's foreign policy orientation generally, and has been a driving force...
When Arab Power Meets Smart Power

When Arab Power Meets Smart Power

Oubai Shahbandar   04.13.2015
The coordination amongst the Arab states, U.S. enablers, and local tribesmen is unprecedented in that it represents the first truly Arab-led...

Manufacturing a 'Good Adversary' in Tehran

Washington Spectator  04.10.2015
When the United States began marathon negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program in the framework of the P5+1 nations, many observers...
U.S. And Cuba Begin Historic Talks In Panama

U.S. And Cuba Begin Historic Talks In Panama

AP  04. 9.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. and Cuban diplomats have met in Panama in the highest-level meeting between the two governments in more...
Will White House Sell Palestine to Get Iran Deal?

Will White House Sell Palestine to Get Iran Deal?

Daoud Kuttab  04. 9.2015
All sides deny that the two cases are linked, but there is worry that the fierce Israeli opposition to the U.S. and European framework...
5 Questions for the 'Bomb Iran' Caucus

5 Questions for the 'Bomb Iran' Caucus

David W. Kearn  04. 6.2015
Advocates of a military strike argue that any deal will at best forestall Iran's progress and that only military force will thwart its...
President Explains The 'Obama Doctrine,' Defends Iran Deal

President Explains The 'Obama Doctrine,' Defends Iran Deal

Igor Bobic  04. 5.2015
President Barack Obama opened up about his so-called "Obama doctrine," the overarching principle that guides his foreign policy in places...