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Cuba, the UN and US Foreign Policy

January 27, 1997
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As Madeleine Albright takes over the post of Secretary of State, the question of Cuba will likely remain at the top of the US foreign policy agenda as well as a major issue in international forums like the UN. Joining us today to talk about Cuba, the UN and US foreign policy is Phyllis Bennis, a research fellow at the Washington DC-based Institute for Policy Studies. She just returned from a trip to Cuba.

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PHYLLIS BENNIS, a fellow at the Washington DC-based Institute for Policy Studies and author of Calling the Shots: How the US Dominates the UN.


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