In Latin America Vice President Pence finds himself in a role now familiar to many White House officials: telling leaders abroad that they should ignore his boss’ bluster. Truth is there’s often little change from the past.
Yes, Pence is trying to clear up the damage done by President Trump’s clumsy remarks. But let’s not lose sight of the countries the vice president is visiting and the vice president’s rhetoric on his listening tour—even after he cut it short.
The upcoming withdrawal of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Haiti (MINUSTAH) threatens to add to the security, crime and drug trafficking challenges the Dominican Republic already faces. Here’s how the U.S. can help.
The defeat of U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is a troubling sign of declining U.S. leverage and moral authority in the hemisphere, and not just on matters of human rights.