A New Chapter in US-Cuba Relations: Social, Political, and by Eric Hershberg, William M. LeoGrande (eds.)

By Eric Hershberg, William M. LeoGrande (eds.)

This booklet explores the various outcomes of Presidents Obama and Castro brokering a rapprochement among the USA and Cuba after greater than part a century of estrangement. monetary, political, social, and cultural dynamics are analyzed in available type through best specialists from Cuba, the us, Europe, and Latin the US. What possibilities come up during the starting of diplomatic relatives, and what matters can be stumbling blocks to normalization? What are the consequences for the Cuban economic system, for its political procedure, and for ties with contributors of the Cuban diaspora? What are the consequences for US family in other places in Latin the US? This up to date account addresses those and different questions on this new path in US-Cuban kin.

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Cuban resistance to US attempts to impose its political will on the island, from the 1903 Platt Amendment to the 1996 Helms-Burton law, follows that pattern. The two countries have, at times, experimented with negotiation and compromise. Great Powers leaders (in this case, the United States) have the choice of self-restraint as a prudent course to build stable relations with weaker neighbors (Cuba). If successful, the United States can enjoy the hegemonic benefits of a peaceful agreement tailored to its liberal values5 without removing the unpopular embargo that has been condemned by the global society and disrupted American world leadership.

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