The 1970s want their foreign policy back, too

During the 2012 debate, President Obama mocked Governor Romney over Russia.   Who remembers the line: “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back, because the Cold War’s been over for 20 years”? It looks like the 1970s are calling, too, especially after we hear a story that Cuban troops are aiding Russians in the Middle East: Cuban military operatives reportedly have been spotted in Syria, where sources believe they are advising President Bashar al-Assad’s soldiers and may be preparing to man Russian-made tanks to aid Damascus in fighting rebel forces backed by the U.S. Gen. Leopoldo Cintra Frias, head of  Cuba's Armed Forces, recently visited Syria to lead a group of Cuban military personnel joining forces with Russia in their support of Assad, according to information received by the University of Miami's Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. On Wednesday, a U.S. official confirmed to...(Read Full Post)