An Insider’s Guide to US-Cuban Relations

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An Insider’s Guide to US-Cuban Relations

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This event is part of the FPRI* ongoing series Geopolitics with Granieri

Geopolitics with Granieri features a conversation – some might say an interrogation – with guest scholars on subjects in the news. Moderated by FPRI’s RON GRANIERI each session draws upon FPRI’s vast network of scholars and outside experts to elicit a broader understanding of the geographical, political, and historical context of current events. This uniquely interactive program offers real substance and emphasizes active audience participation, from both the audience in attendance and a live YouTube audience.
*Foreign Policy Research Institute

In this session, our guest is Vicki Huddleston, Former Chief of U.S. Interests in Havana under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush. Her report for the Brookings Institution about normalizing relations with Cuba was adapted for President Obama’s diplomatic opening with Raúl Castro in 2014.  This conversation will provide Vicki Huddleston’s unique perspective on the decades of tumultuous US-Cuban relations since the Castro Revolution.

As discussed in her new memoir, Our Woman in Havana: America’s Long Struggle with Fidel Castro’s Revolution, Huddleston will examine this history, while also assessing Presidents Obama’s attempts at normalization, the rollback in relations under President Trump, and the prospects for a post-Castro Cuba.

Registration begins at 6:15 pm, with the program to follow from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

Reservations are required. RSVP to Rachel Hemler:
FREE for members of FPRI (and their spouses) at $100 Level and NLM members; $10 for non-members
Dinner immediately following for Bronze Partners of FPRI.
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October 10
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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