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The proper goal for U.S. Cuba policy is to promote mutually beneficial and peaceful relations between our countries.
Even if nothing changes in the Cuban political system, both Cubans and Americans would still be better off by resuming diplomatic ties and increasing trade.
It doesn't do Rubio any good to become the best-known spokesman of pro-embargo dead-enders
Obama’s Cuba opportunity. Philip Peters made the case for a change in …
Rubio has made himself the leading defender of a bankrupt policy that also happens to be broadly unpopular.
It's an exercise in reaffirming their ideological assumptions.
Becoming the leading defender of an outdated and failed policy that most Floridians reject won't improve Rubio's chances of re-election.
Normalization is broadly popular in the country and especially in Florida.
The U.S. should seek to maintain normal relations with as many states as possible.
Bush will support failed, hard-line policies to the bitter end.
Restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba isn't going to have negative "repercussions" around the world.
Finally, the U.S. is ending more than fifty years of fruitless hostility.
Normalization is twenty years overdue.
The most striking thing about the administration's decision is how completely spineless it is.
The "electability" argument on which the case for Jeb Bush depends falls apart on closer inspection.
Nothing conveys a message of staleness and intellectual bankruptcy like yet another Bush dynasty revival.
Warren's foreign policy is mostly unknown.
It would probably be a better use of Warren's time to concentrate on her role in the Senate.
In the end, a debate on the war that has no chance of stopping the war will be an empty ritual.
Like many relative moderates, Bush overcompensates for his "centrism" on domestic policy by endorsing failed and confrontational policies abroad.