Assessing United States Sanctions in the Hemisphere: Cuba and Venezuela

the Ward Post - Ambassador Curtis A. Ward  In response to my recent article assessing the “Security Agenda in United States–Caribbean Relations,” I was asked to consider the current bilateral political issues between the United States and Venezuela and their implications for the Caribbean.  As the Caribbean region is impacted by the political, economic, and security ...

Security Agenda in United States-Caribbean Relations

the Ward Post – Ambassador Curtis A. Ward There are new and developing trends which portend grave danger to Caribbean societies.  Increased drug trafficking through the region, the threat of diminishing security assistance, and signs of radicalization leading to violent extremism threatens Caribbean societies.  Understanding what is at stake calls for proactive engagement, action if ...