Tuesday, January 08, 2013

U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel: "Our Cuba Policy Is Outdated and Unrealistic"

Outdated policy

Chuck Hagel’s comments about engagement with Cuba a when he was questioned on CNN a week ago.

“On Cuba, I’ve said that we have an outdated, unrealistic, irrelevant policy,” he said.

“It’s always been nonsensical to me about this argument, well, it’s a communist country, it’s a communist regime.

“What do people think Vietnam is? Or the People’s Republic of China? Both those countries are WTO members. We trade with them. We have relations.

“Great powers engage,” Hagel said. “Great powers are not afraid. Great powers trade.

Source: Journal Star

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