December 16, 2013

Castro Regime Is Still an Enemy

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Washington Times

The Associated Press

Some handshakes matter more than others.

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TAGGED: Cuba, Barack Obama, Raul Castro


President Barack Obama’s handshake with Cuban president Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service last week has fed both hopes and fears that the half-century freeze between the U.S. and Cuba is about to thaw. more ››
December 11, 2013
The Obama-Castro Handshake: Don't Stop There
Carl M. Cannon, RCP
Here’s an opening line that is neither a riddle nor a joke, especially to politically active Miami Cubans and their allies: What do you call a handshake between President Obama and Cuban strongman Raul Castro? If... more ››
December 13, 2013
Is It Time for the U.S. to Shake Cuba's Hand Too?
Tom Hayden, LA Times
The handshake between President Obama and Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial service would have made the South African leader smile. It was the latest sign of a gradual thawing in relations between Washington and Havana... more ››
December 10, 2013
Dictator Honors Liberator
Alex Massie, The Daily Beast
Raúl Castro got his moment in the spotlight at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, but the the real headlines will come when Cuba finally finds a real liberator of its own. more ››