Cuba, Iran–and Where Engagement Falls Short

In the Wall Street Journal, AHS speaker Michael Singh discusses why diplomatic isolation does not have a stellar track record of influencing truculent regimes:

"Even if one believes that efforts to isolate Cuba diplomatically and economically were unsuccessful, it does not follow that reversing those policies will be successful, any more than total withdrawal from Iraq was the sensible policy in 2011, whatever one’s opinion of the decision to go to war in 2003."