Cuba y John Kerry: la analogía vietnamita

Pocas experiencias han formado más el carácter y la visión del senador Kerry sobre política exterior que su relación con Vietnam. Como lo ilustra el artículo Open Cuba to U.S travelers, que escribió en el 2009 para el Tampa Bay Times, esa experiencia ha jugado un papel positivo en las posiciones del senador a favor de mejores relaciones con Cuba, desde la defensa de los intereses y valores democráticos estadounidenses.

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Scholar Advocates for Increased Academic Partnership Between U.S. and Cuba

The policy changes of January 2011 are just the beginning of an urgently needed reversal of Washington's policy of isolation against Cuba. All travel controls, outside obvious national security areas, are a relic of the Cold War and an infringement of Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This is as valid for Cuba as it is for the U.S. Different from the Helsinki process in Europe, when the U.S. built bridges for a flow of people and ideas across countries, Washington has insisted on adding its own walls to those erected by Cuban communists.

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