When Did Cuba Stop Exporting the Revolution?

Cuba stopped trying to export its revolution decades ago, but the terrorism designation has been used as one of several cudgels in Washington's arsenal.

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Last-Minute Push by Top Kerry Advisor Smoothed Over Americas Summit

By all accounts, the weekend meeting between President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro went off without a hitch. You can thank Tom Shannon.

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Rubio’s 2016 Presidential Bid to Bring Obama’s Cuba Policy Center Stage

Florida Senator Marco Rubio's (R) 2016 presidential bid would force Obama's policy on Cuba to the center stage of American politics.


Obama and Castro Shake Hands at Regional Summit

The historic meeting comes as Cuba and the United States work to normalize relations.


Uncle Sam Just Wants to Make Friends

This week's Summit of the Americas should be Washington's big chance to make nice with Cuba. But the clumsy handling of Venezuela has made enemies.

The Cable

Castro’s Appearance: A Message to Washington or Caracas?

The surprise public appearance of Fidel Castro in front of a visiting delegation of Venezuelans last Monday has triggered a wave of speculation about Havana’s intentions ahead of a critical summit of North, South, and Central American leaders this weekend.

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Menendez Indicted on Public Corruption Charges

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been charged with corruption. It's likely to have an immediate impact on U.S. foreign policy.

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