Obama’s Cuba opening: pragmatism vs tough-guy-ism

Obama’s Cuba opening: pragmatism vs tough-guy-ism

By Paul Pillar Consortium News China wasn’t available to open up to, because Richard Nixon already did that over four decades ago, in a process that was completed when full diplomatic relations were established with the People’s Republic during Jimmy Carter’s...
Obama’s Cuba opening: pragmatism vs tough-guy-ism

Getting Ukraine Wrong

                By John J. Mearsheimer New York Times President Obama has decided to get tough with Russia by imposing sanctions and increasing support for Ukraine’s new government. This is a big mistake. This response is based...