“There is zero reason to believe these sanctions will change the Cuban government. There is a 100 percent certainty that the US embargo is hurting the Cuban people. What a sick and stupid policy.”
Mr. Ben Rhodes, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications at the National Security Council (NSC) during the Obama Administration.
On 11/14/18, Ben Rhodes @brhodes wrote about Cuba “What a sick and stupid policy.” Policy can be changed- Obama Administration could have permitted direct correspondent banking, more agricultural imports and reduced financial restrictions. It didn’t. That was stupid policy.
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