U.S. Policy toward Colombia Vindicated, Again

While you will not get the sense from the reporting in the media that it is so, U.S. taxpayers’ return on investments in Colombia, in the form of years of foreign assistance programs, is finally yielding some tangible results. Yet, rather than boosting support for one our staunches allies in the Western Hemisphere by approving …

A Party of Whiners, not Winners?

During my recent trips to Capitol Hill to meet with old friends, I have noticed many new faces in Republican offices. Most of these young staffers never worked in a Republican-controlled Congress, but it has been good to see the new energy, the new Members, and the new ideas. Yet, despite this new energy, I …