Top Pro & Con Arguments


The United States should not have different trading and travel policies for Cuba than for other countries with governments or policies it opposes.

The United States trades with China, Venezuela, and Vietnam despite their records of human rights violations.

President George W. Bush lifted trade sanctions on North Korea in 2008 amidst concerns about that nation’s desire to develop nuclear weapons. [60]

Americans are permitted to travel to other communist countries, nations known for human rights violations, and even places on the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. [52] Citizens may go to countries like Burma, Iran, and North Korea if given a visa,. [78]

There is no justification for singling out Cuba as the one nation in the world that is off limits.

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