The United States ought to have the flexibility to use the broad range of foreign policy tools at its disposal to respond to developments anywhere in the world as they occur. This means it should be able to take targeted, clear actions when they can make a difference. When it comes to Cuba, such actions should aim to influence the Cuban government, empower Cuban civil society, and advance our national interests in the region.

Instead, America's hands are tied by an overreaching law that makes all of the above incredibly difficult and often impossible: the Helms-Burton Act of 1996...



Recent Articles

Date Title
8/19/14 Why Russia and Cuba Are Partying Like It's 1962
By Lucy Westcott and Bill Powell, Newsweek
8/19/14 A Castro breaks tradition with ‘no’ vote in Cuba
AP, The Washington Post
8/19/14 Damn Yanquis
Fulton Armstrong, Foriegn Policy
8/14/14 Cubans Await Construction Of 1st New Catholic Church Since 1959 Revolution
Fox News Latino
8/14/14 Cuba marks Castro's 88th with tributes, photo show
Peter Orsi, El Nuevo Herald
8/12/14 Supporting private enterprise to thrive in Cuba
Charles Shapiro, UCSD
8/12/14 After offshore oil failure, Cuba shifts energy focus
Reuters
8/12/14 StartUp Cuba, one entrepreneur at a time
Fernando Gonzalez, Knight Foundation Blog
8/11/14 Cuba's Fledgling Entrepreneurs Visit Miami For Capitalist Consultation
Tim Padgett, WLRN
8/11/14 Cuban women say their businesses are doing well
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald