Should we make an effort to end the embargo in Cuba? Is it a continuation of the Cold War?
Free trade with all, entangling alliances with none.
Yes. It was wrong in the first place and is ridiculous now, a political play for the Cuban ex-pat vote in Florida analogous to the influence of domestic politics on our policies toward Israel.
by RKHenry 9 years ago
"The president has directed the secretaries of state, treasury and commerce to carry out the actions necessary to lift all restrictions on the ability of individuals to visit family members in Cuba and to send them remittances," said Mr Gibbs.The changes fulfilled a pledge made by Mr...
by chipsball 6 years ago
The U.S. Economy needs a "jolt". Lifting the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba would be just the "spark" that could unleash a wave of business from this country less than 90 miles from U.S shores. Cuba needs every U.S. product and service the U.S. could offer to them. There is no...
by mbuggieh 4 years ago
LIGNET notes today that: "Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine demonstrate a newfound willingness to use economic, political and military pressure to maintain the Kremlin’s hold over former Soviet states, a modern-day version of the Brezhnev Doctrine of the 1960s. A lack...
by chipsball 6 years ago
With the 2012 Presidential Election having been conclude and as many of us predicted President Obama would be re-elected to a second term. While this fiscal cliff debate continues to drawn the major attention and the Presidents future agenda 2012-2016 for job creation and...
by A James Di Rodi 7 years ago
Do you think it's time to remove the embargo over Cuba ?
by StripedCrunchy 6 years ago
Cubaâ��s totalitarian regime controls all aspects of life through the Communist Party (CP) and its affiliated mass organizations, the government bureaucracy and the Department of State Security. The latter is tasked with monitoring, infiltrating and tormenting the countryâ��s beleaguered...
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