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Cuba's next chapter

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Paula62, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. Paula62

    Paula62 Active Member

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    With Castro apparently either near death or at least incapacitated, my guess is that the US begins to slowly open ties with Cuba. I think this thing has dragged on way past its actual rationale.
     
  2. capitalist_junkie

    capitalist_junkie Well-Known Member

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    I agree with that wholeheartedly. However, the US response to the ever-closer new government is fairly undecided for me. We have a strong anti-communist tradition with a very conservative and stubborn president. I'm not really sure ties between these two countries will open after Castro is gone. I think it depends on who takes over.
     
  3. palefrost

    palefrost Well-Known Member

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    I feel the same way cap does. I think we will meddle on who takes over in castros place though. Cuba is way to close to the USA and we will be watching closely. Heck we cant keep our fingers out of any pies im not surprised by this either.
     
  4. OneofaKind

    OneofaKind Well-Known Member

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    It's a shame that America can't mind its own business at times.

    Regardless of the odds, in some ways Cuba has actually does very well
     
  5. kokotai

    kokotai Well-Known Member

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    I agree, American needs to let it go. Was Castro a jerk, yep, is he a threat now, nope.
     
  6. capitalist_junkie

    capitalist_junkie Well-Known Member

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    If and when we decide to meddle, it won't be right away anyways. It will probably take a few months.

    Although you'd think we'd learn . . . . last time we messed with Cuba, it didn't go well at all.
     
  7. Martyr

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    Two words: Lift embargo.
     
  8. Word2Action

    Word2Action Well-Known Member

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    All I have to say is its about time the US starts talks with Cuba. The US cannot afford to have another enemy in this war torn world.
     
  9. sarah

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    I agree but, that's a best case...
     
  10. Brandon

    Brandon Well-Known Member

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    I will have to agree with Martyr on this. Lifting the embargo could act as a cataylst to reforming Cuba even if it's a move from communism to socialism.
     
  11. Canadachick

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    I can't wait for the end of Fidel's regime. Hopefully after he is gone Cubans can gain some more freedoms and rights.
     
  12. sarah

    sarah Well-Known Member

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    What do you think will happen in Cuba now that Fidel has passed the torch to a family member? do you think anything will really change?
     
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