Cristina Maza, Foreign Policy

Cristina Maza

Foreign Policy

Baltimore, MD, United States

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Past articles by Cristina:

Deutsche Bank Isn't the Only One Implicated in Dubious Dealings. So Are U.S. Banks.

Investigators say big banks in the United States and elsewhere too often fail to do due diligence on investors. → Read More

In the UK and the US, populism can’t stop a declining steel industry

Michael Murphy, 61, was born and raised in Scunthorpe, a small industrial city in the north of England that sprang up in the late 19th century following the discovery of large deposits of iron (...) → Read More

Far-Right Climate Denial Is Growing in Europe

The consternation over wildfires in Spain has made that particularly clear. → Read More

Arrest of Two American Teenagers in Rome Raises Questions About Italy's Controversial Justice System

"The differences are very deep. And they don't like our system just like we don't like theirs." → Read More

Baltimore Residents Respond to Trump's 'Rat Infested City' Comments: 'I'm Thrilled to Be Here'

"For someone who is so America First, it's odd to be talking badly about an American city." → Read More

Russian LGBT Activist Found Stabbed and Strangled After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats

Yelena Grigoryeva, an LGTB rights activists, was found dead in the city of St. Petersburg on July 20. → Read More

Microsoft to Pay Fine for Bribing Officials From Hungary

The Department of Justice announced that Microsoft Hungary, a subsidiary of Microsoft, "admits, accepts and acknowledges" wrongdoing. → Read More

Ukraine's Comedian President's Party to Have More Control of Parliament Than Any Party in History

The parliamentary elections on Sunday saw Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party win an absolute majority. → Read More

'We Do Not Coddle Dictators:' Joe Biden Turns Focus Back to Trump After Poor Debate Performance

In his first foreign policy speech, Joe Biden pledged to reverse all of Trump's foreign policy legacy. → Read More

British Ambassador's Resignation Could Hurt National Security and Hinder Diplomats, Experts Say

Experts say that the British ambassador's resignation will have a longstanding impact on the diplomatic corps. → Read More

Ukraine's New President Breaks With Predecessor and Offers Peace Talks With Vladimir Putin

Experts say that former President Poroshenko was held captive by his own rhetoric. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan for Using Diplomacy, Not Wars, to Resolve Conflicts

"Trump has perfected the act of selling swanky diplomatic posts to rich buffoons," Warren wrote. → Read More

Donald Trump Got 'Punked' by Vladimir Putin: Democrats React With Outrage to Election Interference Joke

"Trump lays a red carpet for Russians attacking American democracy again," Senator Richard Blumenthal said. → Read More

'Get Rid of Them': Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Bond Over Dislike of Journalists and 'Fake News'

Vladimir Putin has been accused of arbitrarily imprisoning journalists in Russia. → Read More

Despite Not Being a Member, Ukraine Makes Steps to Join Upcoming NATO Missions

Ukraine's government has long aspired to join NATO. → Read More

U.S. Hackers Target Russia's Defense and Atomic Energy Agencies, Officials Say

"The attackers focus on Russia's technologies in the defense and nuclear industries," an official said. → Read More

Donald Trump Suggests EU Commissioner 'Hates the U.S. Perhaps Worse Than Any Person I've Ever Met'

Trump suggested the EU Commissioner for Competition is opening investigations into U.S. tech firms out of malice. → Read More

Is Economic Opportunity a Catalyst for Peace at Israeli Company SodaStream—or PR for Israel—or Both?

Business as Diplomacy: Daniel Birnbaum, the American-born CEO of the Israeli company SodaStream, is on a mission. But whether that mission is to make millions of dollars selling fizzy water makers, → Read More

Liz Cheney Calls Vladimir Putin a 'Thug' but Claims Democrats, Not Trump, Are Helping Russia

"I think the Russians have clear intentions. I think we've seen what their intentions are," Cheney said. → Read More

Trump Associate Felix Sater to Face Subpoena After Saying He Can't Testify Due to Health Reasons

Sater "served as an informal agent of the Trump Organization in Moscow previously and had accompanied lvanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. to Moscow in the mid-2000s," according to Robert Mueller's → Read More