Opinion

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U.S.- Cuba relations not normalized until blockade ends

Only Congress can end the stalemate that exists between these two close neighbors and advance the historic change in relations that began in December 2014.

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Give Guantanamo back to Cuba

For over 100 years, the U.S. has occupied 45 square miles of land and water in Guantanamo province in eastern Cuba. It's time to give it back.

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How do you solve a problem like Russia?

One good way to solve the "problem" of Russia might be to avoid making that country into a major problem every chance we get.

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Brexit, Trump, and the choices we actually have

The Brexit vote shows the pitfalls of acting as if we had ideal choices rather than real ones. 

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American-Russian analyst laments the new Cold War

American-born Justin Lifflander, graduate of Cornell University, arrived in Russia (then the USSR) in 1987 as a driver-mechanic for the U.S. embassy in Moscow.

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Alabama tractors till the soil of U.S.-Cuban cooperation

Saul Berenthal and Horace Clemmons have a dream - they want to outfit the farmers of Cuba with small, customizable, easy-to-repair tractors.

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Obama’s back from Havana; struggle against Cuba blockade continues

Why continue supporting a policy overwhelmingly rejected by the U.S. population while the rest of the world watches in amazement?

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Mexico is our neighbor, not the enemy

We don't need a wall; we need a bridge. We are neighbors, bound together by geography and by history.

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Spreading peace in Japan and worldwide

The cries of the world's people demand peace - no nukes, no war, no hate; but what is needed to build a lasting structure of peace?

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A Middle East nuclear weapon-free zone: a vital next step

It's time and past time to look at the status of efforts to rid the world of what's been called the only true weapon of mass destruction.

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