Opinion: Will Gitmo become a terror base?

Opinion: Will Gitmo become a terror base?

In the sleepy town of Manta, along Ecuador’s remote Pacific Coast, business is good. For narco-terrorists, that is. Ironically, just six years ago, it was the U.S.-Ecuador joint hub of counter-narcotic operations, res

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The “New Normal” in Cuba, U.S. and China Relations

The “New Normal” in Cuba, U.S. and China Relations

In December 2013, President Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, ending over fifty years of official non-recognition. The decision does not lift the decades-long economic embargo, which only

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Canada On Guard: Assessing the Immigration Security Threat of Iran, Venezuela and Cuba

Canada On Guard: Assessing the Immigration Security Threat of Iran, Venezuela and Cuba

On June 4, 2014, the Center for a Secure Free Society (SFS), a DC-based, national security think tank established in 2012, released its first major policy report: “Canada On Guard: Assessing the Immigration Security T

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Cuba and the China Model

Cuba and the China Model

Since coming to power, Cuba’s President Raúl Castro unleashed a series of important, albeit limited, economic reforms to revitalize the stagnant Cuban economy.  Many analysts use the shorthand “Chinese model” to

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Crackdown on Afro-Cubans destroys myth of racial equality

Crackdown on Afro-Cubans destroys myth of racial equality

OSLO, Norway - At the time of Fidel Castro’s takeover of Cuba in 1959, “separate but equal” was the norm in much of the Western world. Castro won plaudits from early supporters for banning the practice of separate

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