Venezuela Has Earned Her Stripes as a National Security Threat

Venezuela Has Earned Her Stripes as a National Security Threat

On March 9, 2015, the White House declared a “national emergency” in Venezuela, affirming that the Chavistas pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat to US national security and foreign policy. Many a

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Is It Time to Rebalance China’s Latin American Portfolio?

Is It Time to Rebalance China’s Latin American Portfolio?

China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang recently told delegates at the National People’s Congress the country’s economy would grow at about 7 percent this year. The projection reflects a slowdown as China works to consol

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The real ISIS crisis

The real ISIS crisis

Are we missing the real threat in the war against ISIS? It’s tough to tell. As with any foreign conflict being fought in a faraway land, we don’t have a clear picture of what exactly is going on in Iraq and Syria. B

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As ISIS terror threat grows, Obama’s top regret is not closing Guantanamo

As ISIS terror threat grows, Obama’s top regret is not closing Guantanamo

“I think I would have closed Guantanamo on the first day.” Who uttered those words this week? It wasn't a liberal blogger or a radio talk show host. Nope. Those are the words of our commander-in-chief responding to

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America’s Time for Atonement

America’s Time for Atonement

Tense relations between the White House and Congress aren’t unusual, and certainly not new. Yet over the past month they’ve hit lows not seen since President Clinton’s impeachment trial. Are co

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Iran and Hezbollah in the Western Hemisphere

Iran and Hezbollah in the Western Hemisphere

Joseph Humire testifies in a hearing by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere (WHEM) and Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on "Iran and Hezbollah in the West

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Israel key to disarming Iran

Israel key to disarming Iran

They call it the problem from hell. What to do about Iran and its nuclear ambitions? The stakes are incredibly high, and frankly, there are no good options. For almost a decade, and against demands from the United Natio

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Russian Missiles Positioned In Caracas Are Ominous Sign Repression Will Worsen

Russian Missiles Positioned In Caracas Are Ominous Sign Repression Will Worsen

Three U.S. diplomats, the Panamanian mission, and even CNN Español, have recently been expelled from Venezuela under the pretext of “foreign intervention” in the Bolivarian Republic. Straight from the playbook of th

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