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Lenin Comes to the White House
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Lenin Comes to the White House
December 1, 2016

Donald Trump, commenting on the passing of Fidel Castro, branded him a mere “dictator”. Whatever the long-lasting results (and mistakes) of the Cuban experiment, History has already de facto recognized Fidel as one of the great revolutionary leaders of the modern – and postmodern – era.

Fidel Castro Defies US Imperialism Even in Death
November 27, 2016

At age 90, Fidel Castro passed away after decades of heroic struggle for social justice, not just for his native Cuba but for all people around the world. Even in his final decade of illness, the iconic revolutionary was still actively fighting; writing articles on international politics and upholding the cause for socialism…

Fidel Castro Defies US Imperialism Even in Death
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Fidel Castro Ruz Passes, An Era Ends
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Fidel Castro Ruz Passes, An Era Ends
November 27, 2016

He’s gone. His revolutionary spirit lives. He redoubtably resisted yankee imperialism for half a century, surviving hundreds of US attempts to kill him and the revolution he led…

Will Trump Stop America’s Reset with Cuba?
November 23, 2016

In 2014–16, U.S.-Cuban relations witnessed a considerable thaw. Both countries moved to normalize relations long frozen by Cold War considerations, a development that culminated in President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba in 2015, the first time a president visited the island since Calvin Coolidge in 1928…

Will Trump Stop America’s Reset with Cuba?
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Fidel Castro: 90 Revolutionary Years
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Fidel Castro: 90 Revolutionary Years
August 17, 2016

In the contemporary world nobody else symbolises the modern revolutionary spirit better than Fidel Castro. From his very first incursions into politics he seemed to have been imbued with an almost insane, verging on the irrational, faith in the victory of his undertakings, many of which were carried out against extraordinary odds…

Counter-Propaganda as an «Instrument of Peace». Fidel Castro and The «Battle of Ideas»: The Dangers of Nuclear War
June 15, 2016

In our 2010 «Conversations», Fidel focused on the «Battle of Ideas». He defined the role of concepts and knowledge as a powerful instrument of revolutionary change. While the «Battle of Ideas» emerged in Cuba at an earlier period, Fidel’s recent analysis focusses on the dangers of a Third World War and how to prevent it from occurring…

Counter-Propaganda as an «Instrument of Peace». Fidel Castro and The «Battle of Ideas»: The Dangers of Nuclear War
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Cuba and US Foreign Policy
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Cuba and US Foreign Policy
December 22, 2014

…The shift in the relations between Washington and Havana gives rise to speculations related to Russia-Cuba ties. For instance, the Los Angeles Times writes «Better relations between the United States and Cuba also could undermine Russia's expectation of Havana's backing in political and diplomatic confrontations that pit the former superpowers against each other». The Washington Times believes that the US intelligence is concerned over the Russia-Cuba security agreement concluded in May 2014 establishing a joint working group between Russia’s Security Council and the Cuban Commission for National Security and Defense…

Is the U.S. Setting a Course for Detente with Cuba?
December 25, 2013

The ceremonial handshake between presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro at the funeral of Nelson Mandela caused outrage among conservative circles in the U.S. and Cuban immigrants in Miami. Some even accused Obama of being a «secret communist». Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen expressed her indignation by calling this handshake a «propaganda coup» for Raul Castro. This is exactly how a number of analysts in the U.S. and Latin America have assessed the occurrence, recalling that several months ago Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry promised a «change in course» with regard to Havana…

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