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“On Cuba, I’ve said that we have an outdated, unrealistic,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
“Great powers engage,” Hagel said. “Great powers are not afraid.
Great powers trade.”
Source: Journal Star