Public Opinion on Cuba

Drezner on Cuba

Some Questions for Those who Oppose an Opening with Cuba

A little round of Qs and As on US-Cuban policy.

Rand Paul Breaks With Other 2016 GOP Contenders In Backing Obama’s Opening To Cuba

Rand Paul is one of the few Republicans who seems to be evaluating the new policy toward Cuba through something other than an outdated Cold War perspective.

Obama Has Made An Historic Change In U.S. Cuban Relations, It’s A Good First Step

The resumption of diplomatic relations between U.S. and Cuba, and expansion of some commercial trade ties, is historic but it’s only the first step toward the goal of ending an outdated embargo.

American Held By Cuba Released, U.S. And Cuba To Begin Talks On Normalizing Relations

An American freed from captivity, and potentially huge changes in America’s diplomatic and trade relationship with Cuba.

It’s Time To End The U.S. Embargo Of Cuba

The U.S. embargo of Cuba, and our lack of diplomatic recognition of the government in Havana, is an outdated relic of the Cold War. It’s time to end it.

Second Term Blues?

The sixth year of a presidency leads to some predictable commentary (and some comparative notes).

Santos Sworn in

Institutional Design and Governance

A piece at Foreign Policy provides a chance to give some thought to institutions.

Colombia’s Presidential Elections

Looking back at the first round and forward to the second.

Thinking about the Opposition in Venezuela

Some thoughts and links about the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela.

Maduro isn’t Chavez

One thing is clear: Maduro lacks Chavez’s political skills.

Paper Covers Rock!