“Cuba No Libre” The Wall Street Journal, Aug 14, 2015

The reality is that Cuba’s future is still reserved for the Castro brothers and their political comrades to shape, and that hasn’t changed a whit since President Obama decided to recognize the Cuban regime in…

TURKEY vs ISIS: STRATEGIC AMBIVALENCE

“The unthinkable is becoming conceivable in a combustible Turkey. Syrian violence has seeped over the border. The Islamic State is now entangled in the age old conflict of Turks and Kurds. (...) Turkey's Government is willing to put up only…

THE LADY WINS, BUT CAN SHE RULE?

“The November 8 elections have gone in favour of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party – National League for Democracy (NLD) which has won around 80 percent of contested parliamentary seats.”

SPIRAL OF TERROR

More than 3,000 Tunisians are now fighting for Islamic State or other militant groups in Iraq, Syria and neighboring Libya. Some have threatened to return to stage attacks in Tunisia. The gunmen in the Sousse hotel and Bardo Museum attacks…