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Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh


History is being made in U.S.-Cuban relations. This book tells the real story behind the stunning December 17, 2014, announcement by President Obama and President Castro of their move to restore full diplomatic relations. It examines the ongoing efforts toward normalization in a new era of engagement. Challenging the conventional wisdom of perpetual conflict and aggression between the United States and Cuba since 1959, this book chronicles a surprising, untold history of bilateral efforts toward rapprochement and reconciliation. The text describes how, despite the intense political clamor surr ... More

Keywords: U.S.-Cuban relations, President Obama, President Castro, diplomatic relations, Cuba, rapprochement, reconciliation, Havana, Jimmy Carter

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781469626604
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William M. LeoGrande, author

Peter Kornbluh, author