Iran's latest attempt to distract the world from its dismal human rights record involves criticizing US police and institutionalized racism. Unfortunately for activists who endorse such propaganda, these efforts improve situations in neither the US nor Iran.
President Obama chose to make the historic visit to Cuba despite a lack of progress on human rights, but while there he seized the chance to spotlight Castro and kick back at the country’s status quo. The ball is in Castro’s court. It’s anyone’s guess what change, if any, may come.