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Obama says change in Cuba is inevitable, though pace is uncertain
Obama says change in Cuba is inevitable, though pace is uncertain

Two days after announcing the end of a half-century-long diplomatic freeze with Cuba, President Obama warned Friday that the pace of reform in the communist island nation would be uncertain but that change was inevitable. In a wide-ranging news conference that also touched on North Korea's cyberattack on Sony Pictures and the future of his relations with Congress, Obama was repeatedly asked about his decision to begin bringing America's Cold War-era policy regarding Cuba to a close — especially given the human rights record of the government in Havana. "This is still a regime that represses its people," Obama acknowledged, arguing that a new policy of engaging...

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