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Consistency is key: An analysis of U.S. policy on the Golan Heights

U.S. President Donald Trump announced at the end of March that the U.S. would recognize Israeli control of the disputed Golan Heights, reversing long-standing U.S. policy. The Golan Heights announcement has significant geopolitical implications beyond the domestic realms in both Israel and the U.S.

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Egypt: Reexamining an Old Friendship

  On April 3, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi made his first visit to the White House in a meeting…

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Unmuffled and Undaunted: Latin America Condemns Trump Wall and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments

The Americas may have never felt so divided between North and South. In response to Trump’s promised border wall and…

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In a World of Trumplomacy

Following the election of far-right populist Donald Trump to the US presidency, the international community has begun to anxiously shuffle…

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Avoiding a Cuban Relapse

Every year since 1991, the United States has voted in favor of the sanctions that it imposed on Cuba ….

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Syria: A Hard Pill to Swallow

Little more than two weeks after the latest ceasefire fell apart, the U.S. has cut off talks on Syria with…

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American Prestige in Decline, Thanks Obama

Upon Air Force One’s landing in Hangzhou, China, for the G20 summit in early September – amid U.S.-China tensions and…