Interview on Radio Martí with Tomas Cardoso & Cary Roque Cardoso

From colleagues at Radio Martí: Tomas Cardoso y Cary Roque Cardoso hablan con el abogado Jason Poblete sobre la reunión bilateral entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba. Maria Victoria Machado madre del artista plástico El Sexto actualiza la situación de su hijo. En la segunda parte Tomas Cardoso y Omar Lopez Montenegro entrevistan al periodista independiente …

Next Congress May Seek to Expand CFIUS Jurisdiction

Senior Members of Congress appear to be laying the groundwork for a much-needed regulatory update of a process used by the U.S. government to review of foreign investments in the United States in strategically important sectors such as defense as well as homeland security, especially in the case of U.S. ports. In a letter to the U.S. Comptroller General, sixteen …

New Book: Blood on His Hands, The True Story of Edward Snowden

There are many issues competing for Congressional attention. This is true just about at any given time. But there are matters that require serious Congressional scrutiny that require Members of Conrgess and staff to, literally, stop what they are doing and focus on the matter hand. The case of Edward Snowden, and those who support …

Secure Freedom Radio: A Republican Congress, A Fresh Beginning

Earlier this week, Yleem Poblete was interviewed on Frank Gaffney’s Secure Freedom Radio about how a Republican-controlled Congress will impact foreign and national security policymaking. Secure Freedom Radio is a project of the Center for Security Policy. Be sure to support them. They’ve done great work for many years. You can listen to Yleem’s interview right here.

They Know Not What They Say or Do, But They Have the Right to Say It

There are many protests in this area. Pick an issue and, likely, someone or some group has “protested” on behalf of that cause in front of the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the National Mall, or the streets of Washington, DC. It brings out all types of people, some with very strong opinions. Do these protests …

Google Can Be Instrument For Good in Cuba – Help the Cuban People, Not the Regime

If Google wants to help advance the cause for freedom in Cuba, it should focus on changing hearts and minds in Havana, not U.S.  law or policy in Washington, DC. From what I read in the media about Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s recent visit to the island, as well as his blog post, it appears that …

(Chuckle of the Week) Foreign Policy magazine headline: 21 Nations Line Up Behind UN Efforts to “Restrain” NSA

Foreign Policy magazine tends to be a rather liberal publication and everything you read in it you’ll need to take with a chunk, not a grain, of salt. For example, in 2011 it ranked Israel as a “failed state,” along with North Korea, Congo, Iran and several other countries. The current editor does not even …