Cuban Regime Officials Engage in Criminal Conspiracy That Endangers Americans, Uses US Immigration Laws to Make it So

When someone breaks the law, they should be punished. And when a foreign government encourages people to do it, that government should be held to account as well.  For decades Cuban regime officials have encouraged Cubans to leave the island for the United States, adjust their status under very generous U.S. immigration laws, and grow …

Lawlessness on U.S.-Cuba Policy, the New Normal

Cuba is far from being an emerging economy; because of political and economic immaturity, they are more akin to an underdeveloped nation. No matter how hard the Obama administration tries to subvert U.S. law through the regulatory process, and make no mistake about it, they have been doing so, Cuba remains a frontier market that also …

U.S. Money Will Probably Fund Iranian Terrorism, Proliferation

As you read or listen to stories about the implementation about the Iran deal, keep the following in mind: The Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States to deny Iran the ability to support acts of international terrorism and to fund the development and acquisition of weapons of mass destruction and …

Missilegate Continues, Maybe

Brietbart is keeping the Hellfire missile in Cuba story alive. It is good that someone is doing so. There is a lot more to this story than U.S.-Cuba policy, important as that may be. There is the export controls and economic sanctions aspect to it that, we hope, that administration and Congress will plumb a little more. …

US Official: Several Caribbean Mosques Affiliate With Radical Islamists

Yleem and I are huge fans of the Caribbean region. With the exception of police states Cuba and Venezuela, and maybe Nicaragua in the not too distant future, you have plenty of options including more than twenty sovereign states and a about a dozen dependent territories. Dependent territories are places such as Puerto Rico. The United …

Rum Wars

U.S. law says that it should be the policy of the United States to seek a “peaceful transition to democracy and a resumption of economic growth in Cuba through the careful application of sanctions directed at the Castro government and support for the Cuban people.” 22 U.S.C. § 6002(1). Last year, the President reversed this paradigm. U.S. policy toward Cuba is accomplished in …

Amb Bolton Spot On: Hellfire Missile in Cuba A ‘Grave Breach’ of National Security

When asked a U.S.-Cuba policy question related to a Hellfire missile ending up in Cuba, the State Department spokesman responds with the law. Spinning with law. They’re in trouble. I feel, somewhat, for this fellow. They have given him absolutely nothing to work with. And, I suspect that he knows, this is not going to go …