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Unformatted text preview: could offer. Those for the embargo say that Cuba's political agenda is more important than the economic benefits. They say that there is minimal financial loss from the embargo, and that without Cuba's movement toward a more democratic government, there should not be any involvement between our nations. In 2010, President Obama made the assertion that the continued embargo between our nations was “in the national interest of the United States”. The United States is, ironically, Cuba's majority exporter at 6.6%. Whether or not the embargo should be continued, is still at bay. With a recent move in the Senate to repeal the embargo, the nation is contemplating the removal of the Embargo. Polls show that the nation is still fairly split about the embargo, and also free travel between the nations. Is the primary reason for the embargo the government of Cuba – and the American long-term fear of a communist infestation?...
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This document was uploaded on 02/28/2011.
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