Cuba Regime Must Be Giddy

The Obama Administration continues to flaunt U.S. law on several fronts. Meanwhile Members of Congress in both the House and the Senate, refuse to do anything to stop him and his advisors. Healthcare, the Iran nuclear deal, the environment, and much more. A recently leaked DHS memorandum, if authenticated, shows that administration lawyers were seeking …

European Banks Remain Under US Scrutiny for Sanctions Violations

According to various reliable news sources, Crédit Agricole – also known as France’s “Green Bank” because of its strong business links to agriculture – may be paying as much as $800 million for alleged violations of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran and Sudan. That other news embedded in the story, however, serves as a reminder …

More Lawlessness on Tap For US-Cuba Policy

Several news organizations report this morning that a new set of regulations will be issued that will, among other things, allow U.S. companies to open offices in Cuba, hire Cuban nationals, and otherwise keep chipping away at U.S. sanctions on Cuba. As it has done with immigration, the Iran nuclear deal, ObamaCare, and now with the “Iran deal …

Obama Plays the Clinton Vietnam Card to Normalize Relations With Cuba, but Turns it On Its Head 

The President and his national security team appear to be borrowing elements from President Bill Clinton’s playbook that led to normal relations between the United States and Vietnam. I never thought I’d say this but, Clinton followed a more strategic, albeit flawed approach on normalization with Vietnam than Obama ever will. At least Clinton was forced, …

From Beacon of Hope to Regime Facilitator and Enabler

To set foot in the house of the oppressor is to justify the oppression. As long as a people have not conquered its rights, he/she who visits the house of those who trample on his/her rights to party and have a good time is an enemy of the people, Cuba’s Founding Father and poet, José …

Well-Known American Lawyer Murdered in Venezuela

Close to 25,000 people a year are murdered in Venezuela. Not only does this South American country have one of the highest murder rates of all of Latin America, but what is even more shocking is that overwhelming majority of these crimes become cold cases or, simply, ignored. There is also the longer term and negative …

Iran Nuclear Agreement: A Weapon of Mass Destruction for U.S. and Global Nonproliferation Efforts

Announcing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding Iranian nuclear activities, President Obama claimed it would make “our country and the world safer and more secure.” On the contrary, what the agreement allows; the process by which it was negotiated and will be considered by Congress, will have far-reaching negative consequences on U.S. and …