Our blog: here is some good news about what must surely be one of the more dysfunctional US foreign policies, showing some signs of coming sanity.
Among those attending Raúl Castro’s Dec. 20, 2014 speech in Havana were Elián González and two of the intelligence agents known as the “Cuban 5”: Fernando González, bottom left, and René González, bottom center. (Enrique De La Osa/Reuters)
MEXICO CITY — Critics of President Obama’s move to normalize relations with Cuba insist it will deliver big rewards to the island’s military-led government, which controls as much as 80 percent of the economy.They are almost certainly correct.
The bigger question, though, is whether Obama’s initiatives can position the United States to more effectively influence events in Cuba on the day the country is…