Totalitarian Regime Leaders, Not U.S. Sanctions, Keep Humanitarian Trade from The People in Iran and Cuba

One of many shibboleths tossed about by opponents of U.S. sanctions policy is that it hurts the people, not the intended targets. That is one of the reasons why there have been changes in U.S. law to address this alleged argument. The real reason for changes to sanctions laws in this space: money for certain [...]

Free American Hostages

Liberty is precious and must never be taken for granted. Never allow people, governments, or organizations to meddle with liberty! When they do, hold violators to account, and take concrete steps to remove any obstacles that infringe on fundamental freedoms. For those of us who live in the United States, give thanks. Liberty is the [...]

The Trump Administration Should Freeze All Cuban Medical Paroles to the U.S., Family Reunification

As part of its reorientation of policy in the Western Hemisphere, the Trump Administration needs to close every loophole in U.S. law used by Cuba to undermine, supported by Russia and China, U.S. national and security interests. While the number one priority must be to find out what happened to Americans working at the U.S. [...]