Category: Foreign Policy Issues

Storm Clouds Gathering Over South Africa

Jacob Zuma was forced out as head of the ANC at its annual National Executive Committee meeting in December 2017. It is worth noting that it is the head of the ANC who leads the ticket during South Africa’s national … Continue reading

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The Dictatorship Remains Intact with a New President in Cuba

Even with a new president, the Castro clan appears to have a firm grip on power well into the future. A real transition will begin when the Cuban people are able to choose their own leaders in open, free, and … Continue reading

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Cuba Dealt Diplomatic Defeat at the UN Human Rights Council

The Cuban missions to the United Nations in New York and Geneva are among the largest and their work, mostly carried on by intelligence officers fronting as diplomats, is very active and effective. But sabotaging the UPR pre-session on Cuba … Continue reading

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Trump’s Actions Reflect a Loss of Patience with China

Beijing claims the entire South China Sea to be its national territory based on the history of Imperial China. This claim has no standing under current international law, but Beijing believes its “comprehensive national power” will make its claims a … Continue reading

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Castro’s Killing Fields: A Pattern of Disregard for Human Life Lasting Six Decades (February)

Cuba Archive has documented numerous cases of extrajudicial killings by state authorities against persons attempting to escape their Cuban Island prison “illegally” over six decades. By Maria C. Werlau l February 28, 2018 Following are selected cases of death or … Continue reading

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Invasions and Evictions of the Ottoman Turks: From Jerusalem to the United States

Glancing at historical trends, it seems the West’s struggle with Turkey over the century has oscillated between Jerusalem, the greater Middle East, Europe, and the Native American tribal lands in the United States. During a time when the struggle over … Continue reading

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Protest in Iran and the Strange Islamist-Progressive Alliance

Donald Trump, in profound contrast to the mainstream media, is giving his entire support to the #IranProtesters. One brave and insightful man is using social media’s Twitter platform to undercut the entire Deep State media complex. Never have so many … Continue reading

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What the War Over Jerusalem is Really About

President Trump sent a message to the terrorists that America will not be terrorized. Previous administrations allowed the terrorists to decide where we put our embassy. When countries refuse to move their embassies to Jerusalem, they are submitting to Sharia … Continue reading

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Deporting Russia’s Past: The Anti-Polish Operation of the NKVD

Under a pretext of destroying a non-existent Polish spy organization, the “nationalities” extermination action of the NKVD, which took place USSR-wide and not just in selected localities, was launched by Stalin and his henchmen as part of the Great Terror … Continue reading

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Marxism’s Failure Tripped the USSR

Why did the conservative and traditionalist anti-Communists share this firm conviction on the inevitability of Marxism’s failure? For most, Marxism is a materialist political philosophy championing socialism and egalitarianism. For many conservatives, however, Catholics in particular, Marxism is simply an … Continue reading

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One hundred Years After the Bolshevik Revolution

In part, this recharacterization of communism is a transparent attempt to shift the blame for the undeniable crimes and atrocities committed by the Reds from Marxism/socialism onto somebody/something else – preferably nationalism or anything that can be labelled right-wing. However, … Continue reading

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The American people, Not Unelected Judges, Must Control Immigration and Refugee Policy

By ignoring the courts, President Trump will restore respect for his authority, for the separation of powers and for the power of the people to rule themselves. And he will be following in the tradition of Jefferson, Lincoln and Jackson. … Continue reading

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Trump’s Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

On Thursday, June 1, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord… Continue reading

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The Dirty Red Secrets of May: The Left and Communism

This is the left: It returns to the dream of the true radicalism of a totalitarian leftist state. It occasionally deals with uncomfortable truths. Circles around them. And then it lapses back into an opium dream of Marxists sitting around … Continue reading

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Putin Meddling in Eastern Europe and the Middle East

Will President-elect Trump confront the Russian psychological operations in Europe and Moscow’s meddling in the Middle East? Will the new administration be capable of strengthening the NATO alliance, thus keeping the Germans in and the Russians out? By Nicholas Dima … Continue reading

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The Kerry-Putin Agreement and Syrian Ceasfire Collapse

Politics creates strange bedfellows, and in this one case, America’s interests seem to coincide with those of Russia, Iran, and Damascus. Going after ISIS with kid gloves means more terrorism and a continuation of the refugee crisis. Assad is a … Continue reading

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The Mosque in Bucharest: Interfaith Harmony or Political Strategy?

While the Turkish mosque, “mega” or not, coming to Bucharest might not prove to be the beginning of tumultuous relations between Christians and Muslims in the country, questions still remain as to why Romania has not even been offered the reciprocal courtesy of building an Orthodox church in Istanbul, if this is indeed to be viewed as establishing strong interfaith relations between the two countries. There is also the lingering issue of whether or not it would be foolish of Romanian authorities to ignore the possibility of a Muslim Brotherhood Islamization agenda, especially in light of the bloody jihadist attacks taking place throughout the West. Continue reading

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Obama’s Multicultural America and the Transformation of an Exceptional Nation

There is nothing wrong with human rights, except that it misses out God. It was during a God-fearing era when John Paul II was pope and Ronald Reagan was president, when American society combined spirituality with morality and brought communism to its knees. Today, we should heed President Reagan’s warning: “When we will forget that we are a nation subordinated to God, we will simply become a subordinated nation.” Continue reading

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Bay of Pigs: 50 Years Later

Many Americans alive today know nothing at all about the Bay of Pigs invasion, yet its reverberations have had lasting effects on the United States, Cuba, and the world.

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