April 7, 2014
If Congress will not budge, Mr Obama could use his executive authority to thaw relations further—loosening travel restrictions, taking Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, and trying to negotiate a swap of prisoners. But that is second best. The embargo increasingly exists only because it happens to be there.
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