No deal in Norway for Venezuela's opposition. No surprise. You cannot compromise with a narco-terror criminal cartel. From the onset, the secret Venezuela-Norway talks struck me as odd. It makes for good publicity, for Europe. However, flying more than ten hours to Olso, there are no direct flights from Caracas, makes about as much sense [...]
Hello again! I started the blog in 2007; however, more than our fair share of a few technical glitches a few months ago -- some more serious than others -- and the editors opted to, essentially, start over. The older posts we can recover shall be reposted in due course.
From The Miami Herald, “Cuba must be treated for what it is and not, as the Obama administration did, what it wished Cuba were. Cuba remains a Communist, totalitarian police state that allies itself with American adversaries and enemies, including state sponsors of terror and terrorist organizations,” said attorney Jason Poblete of the Washington-based PobleteTamargo [...]
I wrote the following op-ed for The American Spectator. Enjoy. I find it odd that the majority of the people in my party calling Mr. Donald Trump a “racist,” and clamoring for an apology, are white males. Mr. Trump was not my first choice for the GOP nominee, mostly because I had serious doubts that [...]
Most Americans have no idea about the arcane world of export controls, economic sanctions, or any of the many other national security laws that regulate U.S. commercial business. Part of the reason: it can be drier than the tax code. While it may not make the headlines, it is the thing of many a Hollywood [...]
In less than two weeks Members of Congress will, finally, join in on the export control reform dialogue that the Obama Administration initiated in August 2009. The Export Control Reform Initiative (ECR Initiative) builds upon an inter-agency review process and is supposed "to enhance U.S. national security and strengthen the United States’ ability to counter threats [...]