Off to Ramallah



This trip to Israel and today to Palestine has been extremely eye-opening. Condoleezza Rice will be here on Monday — and there is antipathy to her trip at the highest levels of government. I’ve been told that she comes with no plan, no ideas, no pressure to move in any direction whatsoever.

24 Senators Call on Rice to Review US-Cuba Policy



Republican Senators Mike Enzi (R-WY), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Larry Craig (R-ID), Chuck Hagel (R-NE), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and Arlen Specter (R-PA) join 19 Democrat Senators on a letter calling for the State Department and Condoleezza Rice to do a full policy review of America’s relations toward Cuba.

<em>Guest Post by Anya Landau French</em>: No Magic Cuba Policy



Anya Landau French joined the Lexington Institute in February 2008 as a Senior Fellow, focusing on U.S.-Cuban affairs. With the anti-climactic departure of Fidel Castro from power in Cuba, it appears that the United States plans to hurry up and continue waiting for change in Cuba. The waiting may soon be over. Today, twenty-four U.S….