Ann Louise Bardach

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Ann Louise Bardach

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08/13/15Obama’s Favorite Castropolitico.com
As far back as 1980, Raúl Castro began to harbor doubts about Cuba’s long-term sustainability. By 1990, with the loss of their Soviet patron and its $5 billion annual subsidy, Raúl’s doubts crystallized into alarm even while his brother Fidel hunkered down, resisting reform. And though Raúl took power in 2006, it would be six years before he could finally overrule his ailing brother, who turned 89 years old on Thursday. “There has been a sibling tug of war between Raúl and Fidel since childhood,” Domingo Amuchastegui, a...