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12/16/16 Letter From Havana: Obama’s Cuba Policy Turns Two
12/9/16 President-elect Trump’s Other “Repeal and Replace” Problem
12/3/16 Cuba After Fidel; Trump After Fidel
11/23/16 Thanksgiving Special: Taking Stock of an Extraordinary Year in U.S.-Cuba Relations
11/18/16 Knowns and Unknowns: U.S.-Cuba Relations Under President Trump
11/4/16 Thinking about “Walls and Doors,” on the eve of CDA’s 10th anniversary celebration
10/28/16 By Abstaining at UN, U.S. Speaks Truth Through Power
10/21/16 Beyond irreversible: An embargo-free Cuba policy seems more and more possible
10/14/16 Obama’s Imprint on Cuba Policy: Historic. More than Rum & Cigars. More Left to Do.
10/7/16 Disaster Rains in the Caribbean; Will Peace Reign in Colombia?
9/30/16 Slam Dunk for a Lame Duck: Our Man in Havana and Obama’s Faith in Diplomacy
9/23/16 Nothing Trumps Sovereignty
9/16/16 #Dumbargo: UN Report Offers Preview of Next U.S. Drubbing for Cuba Embargo
9/9/16 Cuba and True Patriotism: The Debate on Meeting and Feeding Cubans
9/2/16 With JetBlue Flight 387, Cuba Policy Changes Approach Cruising Altitude
8/26/16 Visit Cuba. Talk to Cubans. Work it Out.
8/19/16 Our summer reading list and a word about how lies travel
8/12/16 “Fidel es Fidel,” but Cuba’s Absorbed by Its Present and Future
8/5/16 Cuba may be the one issue on which Mr. Trump and Sec. Clinton agree. What happens next?
7/29/16 How Putin’s Political Hack Could Impact U.S. “Regime Change” Hacks in Cuba
7/22/16 The Year of Living Diplomatically
7/15/16 On Cuba, the Republican Party Platform Repudiates Obama and Trump
7/8/16 On Cuba and ‘Making Gentle the Life of This World’
7/1/16 Happy July 4th Weekend (just don’t read this while driving)
6/24/16 Enter Peace
6/17/16 Orlando and “the other”
6/10/16 “Slow Jam” the Embargo a little faster
6/3/16 Cuba’s (Really) Off the Terror List- Normalization in Words and Pictures
5/27/16 Cuba Travel Advisories – Memorial Day Edition
5/20/16 Restoring Relations and the Rashomon Effect
5/13/16 An indefensible amendment
5/6/16 Trump, the Diaspora, and the Embargo
4/29/16 Senior Moments: 4 Key Reasons to Think About Cardinal Ortega’s Retirement
4/22/16 On Stage at the Gran Teatro and the Party Congress
4/15/16 The new, more balanced debate on U.S. policy
4/8/16 Start the embargo debate now
4/1/16 Reflecting back, proceeding forward
3/25/16 “Split Screens” – Obama’s visit to Cuba and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations
3/18/16 Obama in Cuba in America’s season of cynicism
3/11/16 When will we know if the President’s trip was a success?
3/4/2016 To Giddy Obama Critics saying “We told you so,” we say: Not so fast.
2/25/16 Enough about Me. What do you think of me?
2/19/16 Obama to Follow Coolidge to Cuba, U.S. Media Reports
2/12/16 Lift the Embargo? Why don’t we just ‘gum it’ to death instead?
2/5/16 Peace and the Parallel Universe
1/29/16 Trade, Travel, and Telecomms
1/22/16 Cuba and the Audacity of Hope, 2016 Edition
1/15/2016 Stop and Smell (the Cuban) Coffee (or what would Goethe say?)
1/8/2016 Cuba and the U.S. – The State of the Reunion
12/24/15 Christmas Twist: Cuba’s On Obama’s Fourth Quarter “Bucket List”
12/18/2015 Strait Talk: What Does D-17 Mean to You?
12/11/2015 Hey, D-17. I’ve Got Mail!
12/4/2015 Cuba News – Like Drinking Water from a Fire Hose
11/24/2015 Heaping Helpings of Cuba News and Gratitude
11/20/2015 The Doorbell in the Wall
11/13/15 Is the New Cuba Policy Popular with U.S. Voters? ¡Sin Duda!
11/11/2015 Free Roberta!
10/30/2015 Now that’s normalization: Pentagon removes Cuba from State Sponsors of Terror List
10/23/2015 Navin R. Johnson’s UN Vote Preview
10/16/2015 News about a Florida Poll, and reflections on travel and trade
10/9/2015 You didn’t hear him knocking (Obama’s Cuba policy)
10/2/15 Letter from Cuba – Where Technology is More Than Bright Shiny Objects
9/25/2015 The hardliners’ autumn
9/18/15 As Francis Takes Flight to Cuba, Obama Revises the Rules
9/11/2015 A Guy from TV Marti Walks into a Bar
9/4/2015 Definitions of Insanity on a Possible “Take Out the Garbage Day
8/21/2015 Trump vs. Trump — is there another way to think about doing business in Cuba?
8/14/15 Flag-Raising in Havana — to see and hear something worth remembering
8/7/2015 Respect and the Wisdom of Letting Change Happen
7/31/2015 Watch Their Language! On listening to the Bipartisan Calls to End the Cuba Embargo
7/17/2015 A Banner Year for Change
7/10/2015 Rubio, Cuba, and a tale of two speeches
6/26/2015 Reflecting on Carlos Gutierrez’s Cuba Conversion and Why He Was Rebuked
6/19/2015 The Cuban Military Not So Transparent Act
6/12/2015 Is The Supreme Court Passport Decision A Threat to Helms-Burton? We think so.
6/5/2015 On respect, readiness, and what keeps you up at night
5/29/2015 Hard-liners’ Edifice Complex
5/22/2015 Veto Redux
5/15/2015 Escape Velocity? The Accelerating Pace of Change in U.S.-Cuba Relations
5/8/2015 A Hat Tip to the Patron Saint and the Ferry Godfather of Normalization
5/1/2015 A Hat Tip to the Patron Saint and the Ferry Godfather of Normalization
4/24/2015 Hardliners Offer Concessions on Cuba — Concessions to Reality
4/17/2015 Stating the Obvious — Obama says Cuba’s not a Terror State
4/10/2015 Surprisingly Substantive Summit
4/3/2015 Normalization becomes the new normal
3/30/2015 Walls and Doors — A Good Week for Diplomacy
3/20/2015 Cuba: On Drugs
3/13/2015 If Eight Polls Run Against You, You Run Against Conan
3/6/2015 Breaking News: Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Facing Federal Corruption Charges
2/27/2015 To Cuba and the U.S. — Live Long and Negotiate
2/20/2015 It’s time to throw mud and misunderstanding at U.S. travelers to Cuba
2/13/2015 Valentine’s Day Edition: (Almost) Everyone “HEARTS” Reforms
2/6/2015 Obama’s Policy Reforms: The Congressional Counteract Begins
1/30/2015 Cuba Reforms: Hope versus the Subcommittee of Many Syllables
1/23/2015 Obama’s Cuba Policy & the Taming of the Shrill
1/16/2015 Cuba, the U.S., and Obama’s State of the Union
1/9/2015 Time the Conqueror: Rumors, Reforms, and Realities