Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Author(s): William Ratliff; Oscar Espinosa Chepe
Research Area: Government
Keywords: Cuba; Latin America; Embargo
The United States embargo on Cuba isolates the U.S. from the rest of the world. It’s hard to see current restrictions as anything but a disguised effort to make the Cuban people’s lives more miserable so they will rise up and try to overthrow the regime. It is time for an American president to scrap this destructive vestige of the Cold War.