Source: Democracy Now
Transcript by JSC
(37:14 – 40:24)
But we have to ask: why did the US decide to normalize relations with Cuba? The way it is presented here it was a historic act of magnanimity by the Obama administration as he himself put it and commentators echoed, we have tried for 50 years to bring democracy and freedom to Cuba, the methods we used didn’t work so we’ll try another method.
Reality, we tried for 50 years to bring terror, violence and destruction to Cuba, not just the terrorist war but the crushing embargo. When the Russians disappeared from the scene, instead of – the pretense was that it was because of the Russians – when they disappeared from the scene how did we react under Clinton? By making the embargo harsher! Clinton outflanked George H W Bush from the right during the electoral campaign in harshness against…
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