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Eric Hershberg

Eric Hershberg is the director of Latin American studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and president of the Latin American Studies Association.

Cuba and America

Eric Hershberg, 28 May 2009

Colin Powell’s service to the cause of regime change wasn’t confined to Iraq. George W. Bush got him to chair his Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba, which in 2004 produced a report suggesting ways to undermine the Cuban government and replace it with a system of ‘open market’ capitalism and multi-party elections. Citing the Eastern Bloc as a precedent, the...

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