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Post-Fidel Plans for U.S.-Cuba Relations, Migration Policy
The author discusses the options for altering US-Cuba relations and the migration policy one year after Fidel Castro ceded power to his brother Raul. By Mark Falcoff. (American Enterprise Institute,... Read More...


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Caracastan
The author discusses the recent trip of Hugo Chavez to Iran, Iran’s increased role in Latin America, and the efforts of the Venezuelan President to use the assistance of the Islamic Republic to increa... Read More...


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Mexican Immigration Will Solve Itself
The author argues that because of the major decline in fertility rates in many Latin American countries the issue of illegal immigration to the US could soon be significantly diminished. By Robert M.... Read More...


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Mexican Immigration Will Solve Itself
The author argues that because of the major decline in fertility rates in many Latin American countries the issue of illegal immigration to the US could soon be significantly diminished. By Robert M.... Read More...


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The President of Some Nicaraguans
The author discusses the recent electoral victory of Daniel Ortega and highlights some of the key policies pursued by the Sandinista leader in his first six months as the President of Nicaragua. By M... Read More...


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Dangerous Illusions: Peace-Processing Our Way to Disaster
The author describes the growing threat of Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East, particularly regarding the continued hostility of Hamas, the increased radicalization of Fatah, and dangerous Iran... Read More...


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Middle Eastern Investment in the United States: Avoiding Another Dubai Ports World
The authors describe the recent fiasco of the attempted Dubai Ports Deal last year and the broader process of foreign investment in the US, highlighting the significant need for reform in this area. ... Read More...


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Case Closed: The Debate about Global Warming is Over
Greenhouse gases are an air pollution problem, and in the past have cost significantly less to fix than projected, while declining faster than expected. This gives cause to hope that artificial greenh... Read More...


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Global Warming: Who Loses--And Who Wins?
If Earth's climate changes meaningfully, there could be broad-based disruption of the global economy unparalleled by an event other than World War II. Huge sums will be made and lost if the global cli... Read More...


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Democracy consists of more than just elections
The author describes the domestic political situations in Argentina, Guatemala, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela and emphasizes the importance of democratic principles including civil liberties, fair e... Read More...


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Canada’s Multilateralism is on the Line
The author explains why it is important and appropriate for Canada to take the lead in resolving the leadership crisis at the World Bank. By Colin I. Bradford. (Brookings Institution, 4/30/2007) Read More...


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The Dems’ Dirty Game in the Middle East
The author outlines the Democratic Party strategy of delegitimizing the Bush administration and argues that it has dangerous implications in the Middle East, specifically advocating withdrawal from Ir... Read More...


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Will Correa seek compromise, build good governance?
The author discusses the recent rise of Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa and outlines two possible paths that the leader could take: one in pursuit of power maximization and the other seeking stabil... Read More...


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Bush’s Opportunity to Mend Relations
The author argues that in order to curb the growing influence of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and reestablish its position in Latin America, the US needs to pursue an extensive social agenda in ad... Read More...


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Venezuela: Hugo Chávez’s Revolution
The author discusses the increasingly prevalent dictatorial trends that have characterized President Hugo Chávez’s rule in Venezuela and assesses the possibilities for increased civil violence based o... Read More...


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Post-Fidel Cuba
The author suggests what policies the Bush administration and Congress should pursue in anticipation of the post-Castro and democratic eras in Cuba. By Vicki Huddleston. (Brookings Institution, 2/6/... Read More...


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The Chance to Get It Right
The author explains why it is insufficient for immigration reform to solely focus on border security. Rather, it is necessary to also address the demand for immigrant labor, unauthorized immigrants a... Read More...


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Nine Essential Points for Talking About the War on Terrorism
The authors give several policy recommendations that aim to more effectively and efficiently fight the war on terrorism. By James A. Phillips and James Jay Carafano. (Heritage Foundation, 1/31/2007) Read More...


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State of the Union 2007: Recognizing the Threat of Strategic Oil Dependency
The author describes and explains the problems associated with the American reliance on foreign oil. Additionally, the author suggests what policies Congress should pursue in order to ease this dilem... Read More...


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A New Politics for Latin America?
The author explains why it is problematic and a gross oversimplification to argue that there is a general trend toward the left in Latin American politics. By Michael Shifter. (Inter-American Dialog... Read More...


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Latin America's Pink Tide?
The article argues that the perceived "swing to the left" in Latin America does not in itself explain the complexity of what is really happening in the region. The author looks at the more vibrant gr... Read More...


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A Border Security Strategy for Bush and Calderón: Improve Cooperation Between the U.S. and Mexico
To reduce the problem of illegal immigration across the US-Mexico border, the two countries should move beyond the Secure Fence Act and move towards a strategy of cooperation. By Stephen Johnson (Heri... Read More...


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Correa vs. Noboa: Ecuador’s Choice Between ‘Marx’ and Markets
The author describes the two candidates in Ecuador’s Presidential election in November and suggests the potential implications for a victory on both sides. By Stephen Johnson. (Heritage Foundation, ... Read More...


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Searching for a Strategy: The Bush-Roh Summit
The author discusses the key issues that presidents Bush and Roh will discuss at the September US-South Korea summit in Washington. By Richard C. Bush III. (Brookings Institution, September 2006) Read More...


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Congress Can Honor 9/11 Anniversary by Doing the Right Thing
The author argues that despite the desire to commemorate the fifth anniversary of 9/11 in a compelling manner, Congress should reject several security-related bills because they will be ineffective in... Read More...


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How Oil Fuels Sino-U.S. Fires
The author explains how the competition over oil between China and the US is inextricably linked to a larger set of foreign policy issues. By Erica S. Downs. (Brookings Institution, 9/4/2006) Read More...


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Springtime for Cuba?
The author discusses Cuba’s future in the post-Fidel Castro era and suggests a set of policies that the US should adopt in order to aid the Cuban transition to democracy. By Stephen Johnson. (Herita... Read More...


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Six Strategic Reasons to Support a U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement
The authors offer several reasons why the US should adopt a free trade agreement with Peru. By Ana Isabel Eiras and Stephen Johnson. (Heritage Foundation, 7/24/2006) Read More...


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Did Bush’s Democracy Plan Go Poof?
The author argues that the US has stalled in pressuring Egypt to liberalize its political system. By Max Boot. (Council on Foreign Relations, 7/12/2006) Read More...


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Preemption and North Korea
The authors discuss the threat from North Korea and explain why preemption is the wrong policy decision for the US. Rather, the US should offer Pyongyang a series of positive inducements as a means t... Read More...


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