Toward the Future - Toward the Future I U.S Policy Under...

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Toward the Future I. U.S. Policy Under Bush (2001-2008) A. Cuba – considered a “terrorist” nation by the U.S. government i. Language of terrorism vs. communism changes B. The “Swing State” Factor in U.S. electoral politics C. Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and the War on Terror i. Guantanamo Bay houses terrorists D. Tightens embargo in 2003 by limiting amount of times that Cuban-Americans can visit Cuba and how much money they could bring with them i. Isolate Cuba and hurt economy E. Growing critique of the embargo in the U.S. i. Business interests and tourists ii. Government officials travel to Cuba and want a change iii. Used to be just the people on the Left that wanted to end the embargo now changing II. Obama and Cuba A. Lifted restrictions on Cuban-American remittances and travel to Cuba (April 2009) III. New Developments: Cuba and Latin America A. The critique of neo-liberalism i. What is neo-liberalism? a.
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2009 for the course HIST 346L taught by Professor Guridy during the Summer '09 term at University of Texas.

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