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Economic blockade against Cuba – still alive and dangerous

From financial penalties to blocking transactions with Cuban state-run businesses, the U.S. blockade of Cuba is still in force.

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Trump’s foreign policy: statesmanship, or fools’ gold?

Trump clearly shows a mindset that will, if converted into policy, increase rather than decrease international tensions.

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Hillary is not a neoconservative, but her foreign policy bears watching

Her acceptability and in some cases support by right wing extremism was exposed in the media on Sunday, but such support for Clinton is not entirely new.

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Hope vs. horror: Realities of U.S. immigration and foreign policy

We can't even talk about immigration without first addressing why people leave their home countries and begin a dangerous journey to the U.S.

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Tulsi Gabbard endorsement of Sanders spotlights foreign policy

Gabbard said she believes Sanders, who opposed the Iraq war, has better judgment than Clinton on issues of foreign policy and is more likely to prevent the spread of war.

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Blood money? U.S. is world's top arms dealer

The U.S. is the top arms peddler in the world, its weapons sales to other countries far surpassing others, the Congressional Research Service reported last month.

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Iran deal likely to survive Capitol Hill opposition

Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Jerrold Nadler make two more votes to sustain President Obama's veto of the sure-to-come House and Senate resolutions to kill the Iran deal.

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San Jose says "no" to war with Iran

Honks of support from passing motorists greeted South Bay activists calling on Rep. Lofgren to support the historic Iran agreement and were pleased to find that she has done so.

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Demonstrators to Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal: Peace yes! War, no!

Connecticut residents unfurled a long stream of petitions calling on Blumenthal to support the peace agreement with Iran as his six other Congressional colleagues have done.

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After 54 years, U.S. raises flag in Cuba

A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana is giving way to serious talk about the road ahead in improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

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