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The president’s rapprochement with Raúl Castro is a crucial step in overcoming the long history of US intervention in the region.
We must rethink the post–Cold War security order.
It will not only forestall a Mideast arms race; it could lead to resolution of a number of other regional crises.
The choice is either a New Détente or a more perilous Cold War.
The US military publicly insists its presence in Africa is negligible. Is that why they call it an American “battlefield” behind closed doors?
The law, still to be signed by the president, is more about silencing the left than anything else.
Every time Washington has committed another blunder in the Middle East, Iran has stepped in to take advantage.
That breakthrough, and the president’s attendance at the Summit of the Americas, will help to build momentum for normalized relations.
Why debates about community development sidestep the issue of inequality.
His critiques of US policy are sharp, impassioned and true to democratic principles. If only Bush and Obama had bothered to listen.