Americas

Cuba

  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism
    Guantanamo Bay: Twenty Years of Counterterrorism and Controversy
    The U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has generated intense debate for two decades, raising enduring questions about national security, human rights, and justice.
  • Cuba
    U.S.-Cuba Relations
    Since Fidel Castro’s ascent to power in 1959, U.S.-Cuba ties have endured a nuclear crisis, a long U.S. economic embargo, and political hostilities. The diplomatic relationship remained frozen well beyond the end of the Cold War but moved toward normalization during the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, whose policies were largely rolled back under President Donald Trump.
  • Cuba
    U.S.-Cuba Relations
    Communist Cuba has long been a major foreign policy challenge for the United States. President Biden is the latest U.S. leader to grapple with how to balance democracy promotion with the desire for a better bilateral relationship.

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Carla Anne Robbins
Carla Anne Robbins

Senior Fellow