Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Cuba”

Jeb Bush Defends Our Bankrupt Cuba Policy to the End

Bush will support failed, hard-line policies to the bitter end.

Posted December 17th, 2014

Cuba and “Credibility”

Restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba isn’t going to have negative “repercussions” around the world.

Posted December 17th, 2014

Report: U.S. and Cuba to Seek Normal Relations

Finally, the U.S. is ending more than fifty years of fruitless hostility.

Posted December 17th, 2014

Changing U.S. Cuba Policy Is Long Overdue

Normalization is twenty years overdue.

Posted December 17th, 2014

Jeb Bush and Foreign Policy (II)

Like many relative moderates, Bush overcompensates for his “centrism” on domestic policy by endorsing failed and confrontational policies abroad.

Posted December 15th, 2014

Our Absurd and Useless Cuba Policy

Persisting in a failed policy may satisfy a shrinking number of anti-Castro hard-liners, but it does absolutely nothing for Cubans or the vast majority of Americans.

Posted December 9th, 2014

Jeb Bush and Our Bankrupt Cuba Policy

When faced with policy failure, he urges more of the same.

Posted December 3rd, 2014

The Endless Folly of the Cuba Embargo

Resuming full economic and diplomatic relations with one of our closest neighbors is not a reward to the country’s government.

Posted October 21st, 2014

Normal Relations With Cuba Are Long Overdue

It is fitting that the defense of such a bankrupt policy should be so weak.

Posted October 14th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How La Follette became an anti-imperialist. Andrew Bacevich reviews Richard Drake’s The …

Posted April 4th, 2014

USAID’s Cuba Folly (III)

Zeynep Tufekci identifies another problem with the ridiculous “Cuban Twitter” scheme, which …

Posted April 4th, 2014

USAID’s Cuba Folly (II)

The Obama administration defends the ridiculous “Cuban Twitter” scheme: The Obama administration …

Posted April 4th, 2014

USAID’s Cuba Folly

Matt Ford places USAID’s ridiculous attempt to subvert the Cuban government by …

Posted April 4th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Who are the protesters in Ukraine? Keith Darden and Lucan Way review …

Posted February 14th, 2014

Support For Cuba Embargo Continues To Decline

Joshua Keating comments on the changes in public opinion on the Cuba …

Posted February 13th, 2014

Our Pointless Cuba Policy and The Meaningless Handshake

Uri Friedman reviews some of the reactions to the Obama-Castro handshake, and …

Posted December 10th, 2013

No, J.F.K. Wasn’t a Conservative

Matt Steinglass ably dissects the recently-revived argument that John F. Kennedy was …

Posted October 22nd, 2013