CUBAN LOBBY IN U.S FOREIGN POLICY

Document Type : Research Paper

Author

Assistant Professor; Department of International Relations, Allameh Tabataba'i University

Abstract

Since 1962 and despite a lot of changes in American policies and international political system during these years, U.S foreign policy toward Cuba was fixed and based on containment and pressuring on its government. Power of Cuban lobby is one of the most important reasons of this matter. Sources of power and the way this lobby was formed, its political agenda and considerable successes in U.S foreign policy, the reason of importance of Cuban lobby and Cuban-American in domestic politics of the United States, current U.S politics toward Cuba and prospect on Cuban lobby in U.S politics are mentioned in this essay. Actually, a small group of Cuban-American with internal solidarity and specific objects effects U.S foreign policy toward Cuba and conducts it in favorite direct.

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  • Receive Date: 26 September 2011
  • Revise Date: 15 September 2015
  • Accept Date: 09 April 2012
  • First Publish Date: 22 June 2015