90 Miles to the North

MIAMI — For decades, the embargo against Cuba, along with efforts to isolate the Communist island, were gospel in Miami's Cuban community. Dissent was shouted ...

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Agent at Center of Spy Swap Was Cuban Crypto Expert

The mysterious Cuban spy at the center of the rapprochement between Havana and Washington now has a name: Rolando Sarraff Trujillo. A first lieutenant in ...


Believing it Can Remake the Regime in Havana Is the Worst Kind of American Exceptionalist Fantasy

When the New York Times decides to run a banner headline in virtually every one of its domestic and international editions, it usually means something ...


Even if the U.S. Lifts the Embargo, Castro May Get the Last Word

This week’s surprise rapprochement with Cuba raises tantalizing prospects for U.S. companies: the decades-long American embargo could be lifted, giving the firms access they haven’t ...


What Does the "New Chapter" in Havana Mean for Tehran?

What do Cuba and Iran have in common? Well… let’s see. Both are authoritarian countries headed by aging dictators; both claim revolutionary ideologies; both have ...

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The Mysterious Cuban Spy at the Center of Obama’s Havana Rapprochement

Sitting alone in her Cleveland Park apartment, Ana Montes, the Defense Intelligence Agency’s top Cuban analyst in the 1990s and a spy for the communist ...

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Obama’s Cuba Deal Could be a Home Run for Major League Baseball

The breakthrough between the United States and Cuba is being lauded for the economic and diplomatic possibilities it creates for both countries. It could also ...

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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