Cuba, Africa, and the World II

Cuba, Africa, and the World II

IPS joins several organizations in inviting you to this second of an annual series that will, this year, look at the life of Fidel Castro.

Fidel Castro’s Impact on Africa

Fidel Castro’s Impact on Africa

Guest host Esther Githui-Ewart and her guests take an in-depth look at Castro’s impact on Africa; with Professor Abdi Ismail Samatar, Melvin Foote, Netfa Freeman, and Professor Piero Gleijeses.

When America Met Mandela

When America Met Mandela

Mandela’s first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation’s imagination.

Alan Gross and the U.S. Pragmatism Deficit

Alan Gross and the U.S. Pragmatism Deficit

Moving toward a comprehensive policy of engagement with Cuba is in the national interest of the United States–and is certainly in the best interests of Alan Gross.

Saul Landau Film Series: Fidel

Saul Landau Film Series: Fidel

As a lead up to The Institute’s 50th birthday, on the 4th Wednesday of each month IPS will host a film series featuring eleven of the widely respected film productions of our colleague, Saul. After each screening participants will have the opportunity to discuss the films with distinguished guests.

The Politics of Simulopting

Does Washington possess a consistent set of foreign policy principles? Barack Obama has adopted the Kennedy practice to guard himself from political defeat by trying to look tough in the pursuit of war.

Cuba: New Corporate Utopia?

Cuba: New Corporate Utopia?

Cuba is starting to transform its state-led economy. U.S. corporations and Cuban emigres are licking their lips at the potential opportunity.

The Forever Fidel Obsession

Cuba isn’t trending capitalist, but Castro and his successors need to figure out how to fix the country’s economic woes to create a healthy, productive society.

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