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Workshop on U.S. Global Policy: U.S. Embargo on Cuba

June 19, 2009 - 4:00 pm

US Cuba Embargo June 19, 2009

Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
Mark Sullivan, Library of Congress

Players and Perspectives: Dissensus and Common Ground
Mauricio Font, The Graduate Center and The Bildner Center, CUNY

Implications for Academic and Professional Travel in the Changing US Embargo on Cuba
Ted Henken, Baruch College, CUNY

This workshop will cover political context, main issues, policy processes, key players, and positions. It will clarify the roles of Congress and the President in formulating Cuba policy in the United States. This workshop is provided free of charge by the Cuba Project/Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies.

The two-hour workshop will cover five main topics: (1) Current Political Dynamics, (2) US Policy toward Cuba, (3) Issues in US-Cuba Relations, (4) Civil Society Advocacy, and (5) Role of Congress and Legislative Initiatives.

Friday 19 June 2009 Event Program

Readings from the workshop include (available as pdf files):
Mark P. Sullivan’s Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress
Staff Trip Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate (Sen. Lugar Report): Changing Cuba Policy—In the United States National Interest