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Reactions to the Cuba thaw: Will this change matter?
Reactions to the Cuba thaw: Will this change matter?

President Obama's announcement Wednesday that the U.S. would resume diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than a half-century is, indeed, a historic event. It's also something of an afterthought to the Cold War, which has been history itself for more than two decades now. So how has Obama's decision to end one of the U.S. government's most stubborn international positions played with the nation's opinionators? Our editorial board approved the move as long overdue and reflecting a changed world and changed political dynamics. Some other pages agreed with us; others did not. The New York Times welcomed the move as, among other things, a...

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