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Topics include military readiness and United States foreign relations. /special/albertctr/archives/BartlettInventory/Bartlett44.htm   (706 words)

 Eustace Seligman Correspondence on US Foreign Policy 1969-1972.
Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-; United States--Foreign relations--China.; United States--Foreign relations--India.; United States--Foreign relations--Cuba.; United States--Diplomatic and consular service--Vietnam.; Arab-Israeli conflicts.; Jewish-Arab relations.; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.; Lawyers.
Seligman's correspondence files on United States foreign policy issues.
Eustace Seligman Correspondence on US Foreign Policy 1969-1972. /cu/lweb/eresources/archives/collections/html/4079323.html   (132 words)

 CBS News Cuba, U.S. Talk Migration December 11, 2000 13:10:26
After years of chilly relations between Cuban leader Fidel Castro and former Russian President Boris Yeltsin, Putin's three-day visit is expected to freshen relations between two states that have taken differing paths over the last decade.
Another issue, he said, is Cuba's continued denial of exit permits to certain Cuban nationals in possession of valid U.S. entry documents.
That summer, Cuba briefly lowered its borders and more than 30,000 citizens to leave on boats and rafts for the United States. /stories/2000/12/11/world/main256301.shtml   (694 words)

 CBS News Cuba Sends Busy Signal December 15, 2000 14:07:39
It was not immediately clear if the difficulty in calling Cuba from the U.S. was the result of temporary disruptions caused by routing calls through third countries or if Cuba had decided to stop all incoming calls from the United States, both direct and indirect.
Cuba, United States Hold Migration Summit In Havana
Callers in Cuba could phone the U.S., despite a warning from an operator at Cuba's state telephone company, but people in the United States could not get through to Cuba. /stories/2000/12/08/world/main255723.shtml   (638 words)

 United States-Venezuela relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chávez's stance as an OPEC price hawk has raised the price of oil for the United States, his public friendship and significant trade relationship with Cuba and Fidel Castro has undermined the U.S. policy of isolating Cuba, and long-running ties between the U.S. and Venezuelan militaries were severed on Chávez's initiative.
Since Hugo Chávez was elected President of Venezuela, the long-standing close diplomatic relationship between Venezuela and the United States have progressively worsened.
At the 2005 meeting of the Organization of American States, a United States resolution to add a mechanism to monitor the nature of democracies was widely seen as a move to isolate Venezuela. /wiki/U.S.-Venezuelan_relations   (599 words)

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Granma, Cuba's Communist newspaper, accused the United States of waging “biological war” against Cuba, resulting in the loss of $2 million of their honey output.
United States troops intervened in the Macedonian conflict by escorting several hundred rebels out of a Macedonian town; riots ensued in Skopje, the capital, and an American diplomat was shot, apparently by accident, by a Macedonian soldier.
The United States justice department reported that America's prison population had grown to 1,931,859, of whom 791,600 were black; the ACLU pointed out that America, with only 5 percent of the world's population, accounts for 25 percent of the world's prisoners. /UnitedStates.html   (4376 words) - O U R   A M E R I C A
Special communiqué on the need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba by the government of the United States of America, including the application of the so-called Helms-Burton Act
JESSE Chacón, Venezuelan minister of the interior and justice, maintains that the United States is terrorist for shielding Luis Posada Carriles, whom he considers as the icon of terrorism on the continent.
QUITO, July 14—The agreement allowing the United States to use an Ecuadorian air base under the pretext of combating drug trafficking had many obscure points, and will not be renewed, according to comments by Foreign Minister Antonio Parra to the media, AP reports. /ingles/ouramerica-i.html   (2760 words)

In the past, Cuba was used as a staging ground for Soviet military forces to pose a threat to the United States.
On Cuba Pat Gunn 7 December 2000 Distribution and/or Modification of this document is unlimited The United States government is behaving in a number of disgusting ways towards Cuba, and has been for some time.
The proper course of action for the U.S. government is to end the embargo, repay frozen assets to Cuban businesses, and publically apologise for the bay of pigs, the embargo, and the deceptive and fraudulent actions taken against the Cuban government. /~qc/mind/value/on_cuba.txt   (728 words)

 The Latin Americanist
Firstly, he discusses the specific nature of fidelista Cuba; secondly, he examines the role of counterdependency with regards to a surrogate/superclient theses in particular with its relationship to Moscow; and finally, he analyzes how Cuban foreign policy has had to adapt to the constant hostility from the United States.
This is repeated in relation to the United States actions towards Cuba since 1992.
First, Erisman examines Cuba’s foreign policy from the time of the victory of the Cuban Revolution to the disintegration of the Soviet Union. /politicalscience/secolas/TLA/issues/spring2005/review_Bain.php   (1096 words)

 Expert To Speak On U.S.-Cuba Relations At Foreign Relations Council Feb. 5
John Kavulich II, president of the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council Inc., will speak to the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) about "Cuba and the United States: A Mixture of Commerce and Politics" from noon to 1 p.m.
The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council is a non-profit association of community and university people interested in learning more about U.S. foreign policy, world affairs and current global issues impacting world societies.
The U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council is the largest business organization within the United States focusing on the Republic of Cuba. /~ournews/2004/january/012904cuba-relations.html   (454 words)

Sponsored by Cuba's History Institute, the University of Havana, the Havana Historian's Office and Cuba's Foreign Relations Institute, the conference gathers together academics and experts from the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba.
The Cuban Foreign Ministry stated that the Israeli government's disregard for the most elementary rights of the Palestinian people needed firm action by the international community to put an end to the daily atrocities committed by Israel and the United States against Palestine.
Today, of the 11,689 foreign students being educated in various Cuban universities and polytechnics, the majority of them are from Latin America and the Caribbean. /nytransfer-subs/2001-Caribbean-Vol-2/Radio_Havana_Cuba-11_June_2001   (1799 words) - Cuba
Cuba came to represent the Cold War in the united States' backyard (Paterson 270).
Kennedy seen Cuba and the Soviet Union as a major threat to the United States.
Kennedy's Fixation with Cuba Thomas G. Paterson Thomas G. Paterson's essay, Kennedy's Fixation with Cuba, is an essay primarily based on the controversy and times of President Kennedy's foreign relations with Cuba. /dbase/b9/keb57.shtml   (1827 words)

 BBC NEWS World Americas Chavez considers breaking US ties
He said Caracas would decide "if it worth having an embassy in the United States, wasting money, or for the United States to have an embassy here".
Venezuela says Luis Posada Carriles must stand trial over the 1976 bombing of Cuba's plane that killed 73 people.
The US says it will not deport Mr Posada Carriles to any country that would hand him over to Fidel Castro's regime in Cuba. /1/hi/world/americas/4571957.stm   (352 words)

 Cuba (subject at
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States (95)
United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba (98)
Cuba -- Politics and government-- 1959 (168) /d/subject/cuba.html   (120 words)

 Foreign Relations Of Chile
Records for United States -- Foreign relations -- Chile.
United States - Chilean Relations (see Korry obituary) Pinochet Case...
Records for Cuba -- Foreign relations -- Chile. /resources/foreign-relations-of-chile.php   (161 words)

 Insight on the News: Cubans Act Out, but for Once, It's not About Elian - Cuban actors working at the Gala Theater in Washington - Brief Article
Cuban actors working in the States prove that relations between the countries aren't always adversarial.
As the Hispanic population increases in the United States, Hispanic theaters are growing as well.
Neither have been to the United States until now. /p/articles/mi_m1571/is_15_16/ai_62024134   (824 words)

Relations with the US deteriorated after Castro initiated economic reforms and sought closer ties with the Soviet Union, leading to the failed US-sponsored Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban missile crisis, as well as a strict US trade embargo largely still in place today.
To the north are found the United States and the Bahamas, to the west Mexico, to the south the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, and to the southeast Haiti.
Cuba is a republic led by a president who is elected by parliament together with the vice-president. /cu/cuba.html   (1030 words)

 Foreign relations of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United States foreign policy is influenced by the efforts of the U.S. government to halt imports of illicit drugs, including cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
In the twilight of the Cold War, the United States invaded Panama, partly based on its re-declaration of the "War on Drugs", and in 1991 organized the Gulf War against Iraq in response to its invasion of Kuwait.
The countries considered the United States' closest allies are Israel, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Japan. /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_the_United_States   (2240 words)

 Lexington Institute
When I do that, I reach the conclusion that our policy today, by limiting the flow of people, ideas, and commerce between the United States and Cuba, acts mainly as an embargo on U.S. influence in Cuba.
When economic relations are re- established, whether that is a year or a decade from now, Americans will see that Cuban reformers and foreign investors are among those who helped prepare Cuba's economy and workforce for the market-based future that Washington long advocated.
Ever since relations with Cuba soured four decades ago, American policy has aimed to isolate Cuba diplomatically and economically. /cuba/newschool.asp   (1876 words)

 Cuba-U.S. Relations
The seemingly irrational process by which the United States' policy toward Cuba is formulated today results from the highly ideological and confrontational relations that have prevailed between the two countries for over 39 years.
US policy toward Cuba is irrational because it does not correspond to reality, i.e., the Cuban reality, the lack of a Cuban threat if it ever was one, and the inadequacy of the blockade to achieve newly stated goals of "bringing democracy" to Cuba.
In the course of those years, however, the question of Cuba was not a priority in U.S. political circles and the policy was rather consensus-based: Democrats and Republican, liberals and conservatives generally assumed markedly anti-Cuban positions. /Features/Cuba/cuba2.html   (2128 words)

 Cuba's Foreign Relations in a Post-Soviet World - by H. Michael Erisman- A new book from the University Press of Florida
The book emphasizes two key aspects of the subject: Cuba’s adjustment since the disintegration of the Soviet Bloc, and the ongoing confrontation between Cuba and the United States.
Using revolutionary Cuba’s foreign relations as a case study in counter-dependency politics, Erisman proposes that the country has always been highly sensitive to the danger of over-dependence on an external power and examines Havana’s implementation of this stance in both the Cold War and post-Cold War periods.
In a work that will become required reading for students of Cuban foreign policy, Michael Erisman analyzes the broad scope of revolutionary Cuba’s foreign relations. /Fall2000/erisman.html   (243 words) Foreign relations of the United States Article
The U.S. maintains a Normal Trade Relations list and several countries are excluded from it, which means that their exports to the States are significantly more taxed.
In the cases where no US diplomatic post exists, American relations are usually conducted via Canada, the United Kingdom, or another friendly third-party.
Only a few nations do not have formal diplomatic relations with the United States. /foreign_relations_of_the_united_states.html   (902 words)

 Cuba and the Council on Foreign Relations / - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
Cuba and the Council on Foreign Relations / - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
The Council on Foreign Relations, in fact, remained in the shadows for decades after its inception, although a brainchild of this organization is none other than the United Nations.
In fact, one of the most controversial documents to come out of members of the CFR in the U.S. State Department is Freedom From War. /CNews/y01/feb01/19e8.htm   (2128 words)

 Venezuela Protests US Harbor for Posada Carriles
Caracas, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Monday condemned as "negative" the United States' rejection of an initial attempt by his government to extradite a Cuban exile accused of bombing an airliner.
The Venezuelan leader denied media speculation that he was planning to break relations with the United States.
Since he was first elected president of the world's No. 5 oil exporter in 1998, Chavez's relations with the U.S. have deteriorated as he sought to strengthen links with anti-U.S. states such as Cuba and Iran. /cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/37/11483/printer   (468 words)

 Avoiding the Imperial Temptation: The United States and Latin America - Council on Foreign Relations
It is therefore critical that the United States free itself from the legal and emotional handicaps that now bedevil its Cuba policy and that will prevent the U.S. government and U.S. society, including Cuban Americans, from reacting with speed, flexibility, and good sense when the happy moment of liberation arrives.
And it is useful to assess how, given past history, the United States might react to these "risks," especially during the delicate period of a protracted election season, and before a new president and his or her foreign policy team is in place.
Neither is it an area where the United States has long stationed major military forces or is entangled in significant military alliances of the type it has sustained since the end of the Second World War in Asia, the Middle East, and the North Atlantic region. /publication.html?id=3638   (5583 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Background
Current issues include: developing a cohesive national identity; expanding the development of the country's vast energy resources and exporting them to world markets; achieving a sustainable economic growth outside the oil, gas, and mining sectors; and strengthening relations with neighboring states and other foreign powers.
Cuba's Communist revolution, with Soviet support, was exported throughout Latin America and Africa during the 1960s, 70s, and 80s.
Presently, France is at the forefront of European states seeking to exploit the momentum of monetary union to advance the creation of a more unified and capable European defense and security apparatus. /fields/2028.html   (15472 words)

 Cuba - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Cuba
However, economic sanctions between Cuba and the USA were eased slightly in July as the US Congress agreed a deal to allow sales of food and medicine to Cuba, exempting them from the economic sanctions which remain in place on other goods.
Cuba was ceded to the USA in 1898, at the end of the Spanish-American War.
Cuba demanded the return of illegal immigrants, centring around the repatriation of Elian Gonzalez, a six-year-old boy who survived the shipwreck that killed his mother as they attempted to migrate to Florida. /Cuba   (1719 words)

 H-Net Review: Brian Tennyson on Canada-Cuba Relations: The Other Good Neighbor Policy
This book examines Canadian relations with Cuba since Fidel Castro came to power, and argues that a special relationship evolved because of Canadian defiance of the United States' determination to crush or at least isolate the revolutionary state.
Thus, for example, their sarcastic claim that Cuba's proposal in 1927 to establish diplomatic relations was not well received in Ottawa, long accustomed to the cool proprieties of British formal diplomacy and to the prominent place of the British Empire, on which the "sun never set" (p.
Again, when discussing the establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1945, it would have been helpful if the authors had recognized that this was happening not only in the context of expanding diplomatic appointments in Latin America but expanding representation globally. /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=2503920640415   (1150 words)

 Double Dealing: Mexico's Foreign Policy Toward Cuba
This new Electronic Briefing Book on relations between Mexico, Cuba and the United States is the first to appear based on a collaboration between Proceso magazine and the National Security Archive and launched on March 2, 2003.
In the case of Cuba, the declassified documents offer new evidence that U.S. tolerance of Mexico's intransigence was based upon a secret and highly sensitive compact made between Mexican heads of state and their counterparts in Washington.
A memorandum concerning a conversation held June 2 between Mexican Ambassador to Cuba Fernando Pámanes Escobedo and U.S. consular officer Francis Sherry is forwarded to the White House. /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB83   (4818 words)

 News & Events: Current News
Cuba’s Foreign Relations in a Post-Soviet World” emphasizes Cuba’s adjustment since the disintegration of the Soviet Bloc and the ongoing confrontation between Cuba and the United States.
Erisman uses Cuba’s foreign relations as a case study in counter-dependency politics.
The broad scope of revolutionary Cuba’s foreign relations is analyzed in a new book by H. Michael Erisman, professor of political science at Indiana State University. /top/oldnews/archive/opareleases/2000/Nov/info111300.htm   (825 words)

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