U.S. and Cuba Enforcement Cooperation May Presage Larger Opening

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Sunday, August 1, 1999
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
15
Issue: 
8
318-320
Abstract: 

During June and July 1999, the U.S. and Cuban governments have discussed strengthening enforcement cooperation on narcotics and alien smuggling, a development that has repeated similar patterns whereby such enforcement cooperation has presaged larger openings in bilateral relations between the two governments. In the past negative incidents have eclipsed the openings and it remains to be seen whether the new cooperation will continue and be able to sustain greater openings... [more]