Briefly Noted

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NOVEMBER 10, 2014 ISSUE BACK CHANNEL TO CUBAby William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh (North Carolina)Challenging the prevailing narrative of U.S.-Cuba relations, this book investigates the history of the secret, and often surprising, dialogue between Washington and Havana. The authors, who spent more than a decade examining classified files, provide a comprehensive account of negotiations beginning in 1959 and of a relationship that, in the words of Raúl Castro, has long functioned “like a bridge in war-time... Read more in The New Yorker