Arrest of Alleged American Spy in Cuba Further Sets Back U.S.-Cuba Relations | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Arrest of Alleged American Spy in Cuba Further Sets Back U.S.-Cuba Relations

The arrest of an American citizen in Cuba on Dec. 4 has dealt another blow to hopes that Cuba and the U.S. could normalize diplomatic relations. The unnamed American was arrested at José Marti International Airport as he tried to board a U.S. –bound flight. Cuban officials say the man has been detained on allegations of espionage, an accusation strongly refuted by U.S. officials. Nevertheless, this latest episodes gives credence to the notion that U.S.-Cuban relations have taken a turn for the worse, and even the most sanguine of optimists agree that the window of opportunity created by the election of Barack Obama is quickly slamming shut...

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This feels a lot like the all-too-convenient crash of Francis Gary Powers' U-2 over Russia, which ended Kennedy's attempt to end the cold war in 1960, a move which had it succeeded, would have meant the loss of trillions of taxpayer dollars to the Pentagon and Defense contractors.

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