U.S. Foreign Policy News

Expertos afirman que EE UU se equivocó en lenguaje contra Venezuela

Apr 06, 2015
Latin America Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted extensively in this article on the language used in Obama’s executive order imposing sanctions on Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

Illegal immigrant children surge across border at highest rate since last summer’s peak

Apr 06, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on the factors causing surges of illegal immigration into the United States.

Las polémicas y las sorpresas que trae la Cumbre de las Américas en Panamá

Apr 05, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin America Programs, offers her perspective in this article about the Summit of the Americas. This article is in Spanish.

¿Reunión de Maduro y Obama en la Cumbre?

Apr 04, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted about the language used in Obama’s executive order placing sanctions on Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

El cara a cara entre Estados Unidos y Cuba

Apr 04, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, provides a quote about the presence of Cuba at the Summit of the Americas. This article is in Spanish.

As Iranians Welcome Nuclear Deal, Khamenei’s Reaction Is Key

Apr 03, 2015
"President Rouhani clearly will have popular support. But in Iran and abroad, eyes will be trained on the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei," writes Haleh Esfandiari and Robert Litwak.

Iran: It’s a Deal, Almost

Apr 02, 2015
"The deal still has to go through formal drafting, but the terms announced by Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the majority of issues with more specificity than expected," writes Robin Wright.

The U.S. Energy Pivot: A New Era for Energy Security in Asia?

Apr 01, 2015
The past decade has brought ground-shaking changes to global energy markets. The unconventional fuel boom has unexpectedly reduced U.S. dependence on oil imports, while in the Asia-Pacific region, energy-constrained nations are increasingly reliant on foreign sources to meet their soaring demand. With the U.S. slated to export liquid natural gas (LNG) to Asia as early as 2017, a new energy era has come.

The High Price of U.S. Cooperation With Iran

Mar 28, 2015
"A deal on the nuclear issue may well slow Iran’s program. That would be a good thing. But a situation where the U.S. is not moving to check Iran’s influence or, worse, making excuses for Iranian behavior is likely to create huge problems for Washington and its friends in the region," writes Aaron David Miller.

Throw the Bums Out

Mar 27, 2015
"It may be that Congress votes down whatever authorization makes it to the floor; it may be that members pass a measure that’s too narrow, or too broad, or too incoherent... But if we wage a duck-and-run operation, executed by half measures, our nation and our Constitution lose," writes Jane Harman.

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