New AtlanticistNov 1, 2018
John Bolton takes Latin American ‘troika of tyranny’ to task
By David A. Wemer
“John Bolton made it clear today where the administration is headed on Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua,” Jason Marczak, director of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, said.
New AtlanticistApr 26, 2018
Mike Pompeo is the New Secretary of State. Now What?
By Rachel Ansley
The US Senate on April 26 confirmed former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo as the new US Secretary of State. US President Donald J. Trump picked Pompeo, a known foreign policy hawk on issues from Russia to Iran to North Korea, to replace Rex Tillerson at the State Department on March 13. […]
New AtlanticistApr 19, 2018
Cuba’s new president sails into choppy waters
By Ashish Kumar Sen
For the first time in sixty years, Cuba will be led by a man whose last name is not Castro. However, this reality is unlikely to herald change in Cuba or soften US President Donald J. Trump’s hard line toward the island that sits just ninety miles off the US coast, according to the Atlantic Council’s Jason Marczak.
New AtlanticistJan 18, 2018
Trump Rolled Back US Engagement with Cuba
By Roberta Braga
This article is part of a series that reflects on one year of the Trump administration. US President Donald J. Trump scaled back the Obama-era rapprochement with Cuba, placing restrictions on US travel to Cuba and business with Cuban entities linked to military, security, and intelligence agencies; recalling US diplomats from Havana; and expelling many […]