Terror in Brussels
A series of explosions on Tuesday left more than 30 people dead in Belgium. Emily assembled photos of the attack, David looked at “how Belgium tried and failed to stop jihadist attacks,” and Uri covered “the ‘strategic logic’ of suicide bombing.”
“¿Que bolá Cuba?”
This week, Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in decades. Jeff explained how Nelson Mandela’s funeral may have played a role in the warming of relations between the two countries.
President Obama pushed Cubans and Raúl Castro to “leave the past behind,” attended a baseball game, and was photographed with a Che Guevara mural in the background. As for the trade embargo, Obama voiced his belief that it is “going to end” eventually. Uri wrote about one Cuban blogger’s reaction to the visit. He also reflected on “whether America should isolate enemies in the first place.”
Upon leaving Cuba, the president flew to Argentina, where he visited a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Dirty War.
Meanwhile, on the Campaign Trail …