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Mormon Voters, Birth Control and Kasich's Delusions

Jonathan Bernstein's morning links.

1. Dan Drezner argues that Barack Obama’s Cuba policy won’t help Cuba much but will help the U.S.

2. James H. Lebovic and Elizabeth N. Saunders at the Monkey Cage look at the history of presidential travel.

3. Also at the Monkey Cage, Benjamin R. Hertzberg on what the anti-Trump Mormons are up to.

4. Peter Feaver at Foreign Policy on what Donald Trump’s list of foreign-policy advisers tells us.

5. MSNBC’s Irin Carmon on the Supreme Court and contraception.

6. Ed Kilgore has fun at the expense of John Kasich -- a popular pastime among liberals, conservatives and everyone else these days.

7. My Bloomberg View colleague Eli Lake on U.S. reactions to terrorism -- and what the Europeans have done.

8. And Marc Lynch at the Monkey Cage writes about policy engagement from political scientists.

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