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The Humanitarian "Cold War" Crisis at Our Doorstep

Mauricio Vivero | Posted 05.23.2014 | Impact
Mauricio Vivero

It's time to shift U.S. foreign policy priorities and focus on improving lives in Central America. Being a good neighbor is also a good policy, helping advance our national interests.

Mr. President, Time to Act on Syria

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.27.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Obama has not acted decisively with Western allies in an effort to end the horrific civil war in Syria. The tragic loss of nearly 150,000 Syrians, 9 million internally displaced persons and refugees, and the massive destruction would still pale in comparison to the near-complete devastation of the nation if nothing is done soon.

Roque Planas

Poll Reveals That Most Americans Don't Support Cuban Embargo

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 02.11.2014 | Latino Voices

The U.S. public wants to see the Cuban embargo end. More than half of Americans are in favor of normalizing the United States' fractured relations...

Why mHealth Is Caught Between Vision and Reality

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Dr Layla McCay

These are still early days in mHealth. But what's clear is that while mHealth may be caught between vision and reality it's not stuck there. It's going to be amazing. Eventually.

Iran's Election Win Warrants U.S. Sanctions Rethink

Michael Shank | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank

As the elections signified, it is the Iranian people who will ultimately shape the destiny of Iran. And it is the Iranian people who have borne the brunt of sanctions, and it is these human impacts that must always be at the forefront of U.S. sanctions policy considerations.

Mapping a New Era for Latin America, the United States and Europe

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 07.21.2013 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

With Latin America on the rise, there are many areas for cooperation, and many problems that demand closer ties.

A Long-Term Strategy for Dealing With Iran and Iranians

Joe Cirincione | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The timeframe to peacefully address Iran's nuclear program is narrowing, so U.S. strategy in the next months is critical.

Christina Wilkie

Prince Harry's First Trip To D.C.

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, better known as Prince Harry, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon offered complem...

Prince Harry Will Visit Nation's Capital

Posted 05.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Prince Harry will be in the nation's capital on May 7 to receive a humanitarian award from the Atlantic Council for his ongoing work to ...

Tahrir Square: Whose Revolution?

Eunice Roque | Posted 04.01.2012 | World
Eunice Roque

Anyone rooting for Egyptians and the progress of their revolution was up against a nerve-racking week of news and analysis surrounding the one-year anniversary of the first coordinated protests at Tahrir Square.

Don't Sanction Iran for Sanctions' Sake

Benjamin Loehrke | Posted 10.18.2011 | World
Benjamin Loehrke

While existing sanctions have contributed to constraining the Iranian regime's nuclear program, this latest sanctions proposal against Iran's central bank could make dealing with Iran harder and war more likely.

Selling War: Struggling to Make the Case to Fight Terrorism, Again.

Vikrum Aiyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vikrum Aiyer

Obama's proposed tactics in the AfPak region have certainly been scrutinized, but truly vocal criticisms have maintained low decibel levels... until now.

Kerry: Pakistan Needs Close To $5Bn To Prevent Collapse

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States and Europe must give Pakistan up to $5bn (£3.5bn) in urgent aid or risk seeing the nuclear-armed country slip into chaos, two leadi...