Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina announced earlier this month that he is open to running for re-election after Congress passed legislation allowing presidents to serve two consecutive terms. In an email interview, Matthew Singer, an associate professor of comparative politics at the University of Connecticut, discussed domestic politics in the Dominican Republic.
Americans were too distracted by Supreme Court rulings to worry that terrorist attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait might foreshadow an attack on the U.S. But they do beg the question: How vulnerable is the U.S. to the terrorists operating in the Middle East and North Africa? The answer: not much at all.