Americas/Western Hemisphere December 2019-
August 26, 2021, No Comments

Latin America 2013 – 19 Frustrated integration (The Economist) Latin America’s more economically dynamic and fre ...

Wednesday Night #2053
July 21, 2021, No Comments

As many of you know, I am a huge fan of Heather Cox Richardson and her Letters from an American. As the recent profile p ...

Venezuela 2019
July 12, 2021, No Comments

Venezuela’s Hyperinflation Hits 80,000% Per Year in 2018 Venezuela announces terrorism charges against Guaido ally ...

Cuba
April 19, 2018, No Comments

All Havana Broke Loose: An Oral History of Tropicana (Vanity Fair September 2011) 19 April Castro rule in Cuba ends as M ...

U.S. Foreign Relations in 2015-16
December 28, 2016, 1 Comment

See also China Seas Trump Transition: U.S. Foreign Policy   End-of-Year Sanctions: President Barack Obama announced ...

Fidel Castro R.I.P.
November 26, 2016, No Comments

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90 Mr. Castro’s defiance of American power made him a beaco ...

Wednesday Night #1777
March 23, 2016, No Comments

Just as we were prepared to send off a  suggestion of a relatively wonkish, if not upbeat, topic, came the awful news o ...

E is for Espionage
August 31, 2015, 2 Comments

How China and Russia are mining major U.S. data hacks (PBS Newshour) Intelligence services in Russia and China are cross ...

U.S. Foreign Relations in 2013 – 2014
December 29, 2014, 1 Comment

Kevin Drum: Obama’s Foreign Policy: Frustrating, Perhaps, But Better Than Most of the Alternatives (Mother Jones) ...

U.S. Foreign Relations 2010
December 16, 2010, 1 Comment

(Foreign Policy): How Does the U.S. Decide Which Governments to Recognize? It tries not to. Leaders of G-20 Vow to Resha ...