Monroe Doctrine 2.0

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro did a courageous thing a few weeks ago, the right thing. Yes, this is what passes for courage these days in certain parts of the world. We should encourage more of it. Bolsonaro bucked decades of Latin American leftist advocacy by advising Cuba that Brazil will not be a party to [...]

U.S. Politics in London

A benefit of traveling outside the United States, or engaging in conversation with foreigners visiting the United States, is the perspective they can bring to a political discussion. Yes, I know what some of you are probably thinking, in some circles, it is impolite to talk politics, but despite my best efforts to avoid it [...]