Topic: Foreign policy

Cinco de Mayo and The Battle of Puebla Have Relevance Today

May 5, 2016
iStock

The tenets of Cinco de Mayo are still upheld today such as advancing the just defense of the homeland and the necessary cause for marginalized and maligned people.

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We Must Maintain a Close Partnership with Saudi Arabia

April 20, 2016
U.S flag & Saudi Flag

Riyadh plays an essential role in preserving any semblance of regional stability, and in the future that stability will be even more essential.

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Admitting Refugees Will Help Defeat ISIS

Nov. 23, 2015
Refugees

The United States will continue to prosper and defeat its enemies because it attracts freedom-loving people from around the world. That has been our source of success since Sam Houston came to Texas more than 180 years ago. The good guys have come to America to defeat the bad guys back in their old homes. And the good guys have won.

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Veterans' Voices Must Be in Policy Debates

Nov. 11, 2015
Salute

We do not need to have a veteran in the White House, and there is no reason to believe that someone with military experience is a better leader. But our public discussion of national security, as well as domestic policy, would be greatly enhanced if the real experiences of veterans in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts were given detailed attention.

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Iranian Deal is a Tricky Story for the Texas Energy Industry

Aug. 3, 2015
Oil Rig

The agreement with Iran creates some near-term challenges for the Texas oil industry, but all-in-all, it just might lead to better news on the whole.

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