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Cuba's Problems Beyond the Embargo

Even if the United States lifts its trade embargo on Cuba soon, Havana will not reap the benefits until it works out its domestic economic difficulties. Read more…

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After the Nuclear Deal, a Region Recalibrates

Iran's nuclear agreement will dilute power in the Middle East, creating more conflicts and strange alliances. Read more…

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (C) before the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh on May 5, 2015. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia and Hamas: A Pragmatic Partnership

A closer alliance with the Palestinian group may increase Riyadh's power against Iran, but not without challenges. Read more…