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President Obama should pursue measures aimed at ending the Cuba embargo

Allen, Natalie (2014) President Obama should pursue measures aimed at ending the Cuba embargo. LSE American Politics and Policy (14 Apr 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

President Obama’s handshake with Cuban President Raúl Castro at Nelson Mandela’s funeral last December prompted speculation that after more than 50 years of its embargo against the country, the U.S. may be becoming open to a more normal relationship. Natalie Allen takes a close look at the history and effects of the U.S. embargo against Cuba, and argues that it has largely failed as a policy. She writes that while there is currently little likelihood of Congress overturning the embargo in the current political climate, President Obama should use his executive power to ease some of the its restrictions and to formalize diplomatic relationships between the two countries.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Subjects: E History America > E151 United States (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 11:37
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2014 11:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58849

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