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Obama: If I Didn’t Attend Baseball Game in Cuba, the Terrorists Win

President Obama said the terrorists responsible for the Brussels attacks would win if he didn't attend a baseball game in Cuba.

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The U.S. and Cuba Provide an Excuse to Watch Sports at Work

For the first time in 17 years, a Major League Baseball team plays a game in Cuba Tuesday.

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Bryce Harper Might Want to Start Brushing Up On His Spanish

Cuba wants the Washington Nationals to play a game in


Curt Schilling and 9 Other Professional Athletes Who Felt the Need to Comment on Politics

Former MLB star Curt Schilling posted controversial tweets about Muslims Tuesday. But he's not the only professional sports star who's dabbled in provocative topics.

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Obama’s Cuba Deal Could be a Home Run for Major League Baseball

The breakthrough between the United States and Cuba is being lauded for the economic and diplomatic possibilities it creates for both countries. It could also ...

Daniel W. Drezner

You Can Find Political Science Research Topics Everywhere — You Just Have to Know How to Look

So this happened last night:    Your browser does not support iframes. As a diehard Red Sox fan, this worst-to-first season was particularly sweet.  However, not ...

Daniel W. Drezner

How Would Foreign Policy Think Tanks Have Advised Prince Fielder?

Over the weekend, the Boston Red Sox advanced to the World Series after defeating the Detroit Tigers in six games in the American League Championship ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Tom Friedman earns a Bullock. What does it mean?

As the rest of the Foreign Policy gang hobnobs with the foreign policy glitterati tonight, I'm stuck in Boston mulling over the fact that Tom ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Mariners with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads

Later today I promise to mock the Obama administration's National Export Initiative to within an inch of its life; on a Friday morning, however,  FP readers ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Marc Ambinder, meet Dan Shaughnessy

In a post over the weekend about John Heilemann and Mark Halperin's new book Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the ...

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