US Government Accountability Office (GAO) Biography
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the United States Maintain Its Embargo against Cuba?"
"For nearly five decades, the United States has maintained a comprehensive embargo on Cuba through various laws, regulations, and presidential proclamations regarding trade, travel, and financial transactions. The stated purpose of this embargo—the most comprehensive set of U.S. economic sanctions on any country—is to weaken the Castro regime by denying it hard currency. To achieve this goal, the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR)... generally prohibit all trade, travel, and financial transactions with Cuba or Cuban nationals by U.S. citizens, residents, foreign visitors, or foreign subsidiaries of U.S. firms. Trade with Cuba also is subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations."
"Agencies Face Competing Priorities in Enforcing the U.S. Embargo on Cuba," gao.gov, Nov. 30, 2007
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