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President Trump’s Cuba Policy

By: Leigh Edwards After President Trump was elected into office, a Pentagon memo seemed to confirm that for the incoming Trump administration, U.S. sanctions and national security were going to be central issues.[1]  In June 2017, after publicly announcing a possible rollback of the easing of sanctions involving Cuba by the Obama Administration, it was confirmed that the Trump Administration…