IPS scholars James Early and Netfa Freeman talk about how new diplomatic relations with Cuba give us a chance to see the response from the Cuban people and move forward in the battle to end the embargo.
Cuba stands at a historic crossroads: playground for the rich or isolated Communist backwater. Can it find a third path?
IPS Board Member James Early and Alex Main delve into the risk-benefit analysis of Cuba opening up to the United States
The opportunity to redesign U.S. policy towards Cuba will not last forever.
IPS Fellow and filmmaker Saul Laudau will share insights from his half century of work on Cuba and on U.S. policy toward the island. Saul is working on his fifth film on Cuba, this one on the struggle for gay and lesbian rights in Cuba.
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.
The Cuban missile crisis was started by imperial jockeying and resolved by genuine diplomacy.
The honeymoon is over between Presidents Obama and Castro.
The new Cuban leadership is contemplating neoliberal economic reforms but democracy is still off the table.
Cubans are trying to preserve the gains of the revolution in the face of U.S. hostility.
A new monument in Sarajevo playfully bites the hand that fed the city during the Bosnian war.
It’s time to honestly step forth and engage Cubans and their government on the terms they negotiate inside their own country.
Now that Fidel Castro has stepped down, it’s time to derail the embargo gravy train.
In spite of anti-Castro rhetoric, despite determined US policies to undermine — Fidel has done good for the world.
As Fidel fades into history, Cuba again appears on the verge of change. New leadership in Havana may create the conditions for a long-awaited warming in U.S.-Cuba relations.