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Unformatted text preview: diplomatic breakthrough ,” he said. “Obama should be bolder and more audacious.” Even these limited moves have sparked fierce criticism by those long opposed to engagement. CubanAmerican congressman Mario Diaz Balart, a Florida Republican, called the recent overtures “disturbing.” Substantive cooperation outweighs posturing – no tangible cooperation Taylor 618 (Guy Taylor, State Department correspondent, “U.S.Cuba mail talks spark speculation of wider outreach” The Washington Times, http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jun/18/uscubamailtalkssparkspeculationwideroutreac/ ) The announcement that U.S. and Cuban officials will hold landmark talks this week toward restarting direct mail service between the two nations prompted a mix of reactions on Monday on whether the Obama administration plans a broader outreach to the Castro regime in the president’s second term. ¶ Veteran Cuba watchers agreed that the development is unlikely to trigger a wider normalization in relations any time soon....
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