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Wayne S. Smith

Wayne S. Smith, wsmith@ciponline.org, now a senior fellow at the
Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, is a longtime Cuba
expert and former chief of the US Interests Section in Havana
(1979-82).


  • LawJuly 13, 2010

    Free the Cuban Five!

    The time is ripe to correct this injustice, now that Cuba has begun to release its own political prisoners.

    Wayne S. Smith

  • Foreign PolicyAugust 15, 2006

    A Bankrupt Cuba Policy

    As Iraq burns and Castro recovers, the Bush Administration's schemes to further "Cuba's transition to democracy" ring more hollow than ever.

    Wayne S. Smith

  • CongressFebruary 26, 2004

    Undemocratic Process

    There has been much comment about the take-no-prisoners approach of the Congressional Republican leadership in cramming through the Medicare prescription-drug benefit this past November 22.

    Wayne S. Smith

  • Regions and CountriesApril 24, 2003

    Crackdown in Cuba

    The arrest and long-term imprisonment of dozens of dissidents in Cuba and the rapid execution of three men who had attempted to hijack a boat were deplorable.

    Wayne S. Smith

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