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National Edition Opinion cover for December 22, 2014 - Obama’s futile overtures to Cuba (Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times)

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Illustration on Obama's new policy toward Cuba by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

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In this Oct. 10, 2007, file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Military, an American flag flies behind the barbed and razor-wire at the Camp Delta detention facility, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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In this Dec. 17, 2014 pool photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington to announce the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests. Frequently criticized as cautious on foreign policy, President Barack Obama’s secret negotiations to overhaul U.S. policy toward Cuba suggest he is willing to make risky moves, if he can keep tight control of the mission and rely on a handful of close aides to carry it out . (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)

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Samples of Bolivar cigars sit on display at a cigar club shop in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the United States in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Illustration on Obama's normalization policy towards Cuba by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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In this Dec. 8, 2014 file, photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks in Jackson, Miss. He said Thursday that starting to trade with Cuba "is probably a good idea" and that the lengthy economic embargo against the communist island "just hasn't worked." (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis. File)

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Taxi drivers wait for clients next to their classic American cars in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba abruptly moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations _ a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the son of Cuban immigrants. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (behind) and Cuba's President Raul Castro attend a ceremony at the Mausoleum of the Soviet Internationalist Soldier in Havana in July during Mr. Putin's Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region. (Associated Press)

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Anti-Castro protester Lazaro Lozano (left) argues with a pro-Obama supporter in the Little Havana area of Miami Wednesday in the wake of an Obama administration announcement that could mean a major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. (Associated Press)

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In this June 14, 1961 file photo, Prime Minister Fidel Castro holds a cigar during a news conference in Havana, Cuba. For over half a century, the U.S. government tried many schemes to overthrow the Castro regime: poisonous cigars, an exploding seashell, the secret Twitter-like service in Cuba. U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 the United States will re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba and bring change to the longstanding trade embargo. But it was unclear if all secret operations would cease. (AP Photo/RHS)

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A woman with a poster of the Cuban Five, that reads in Spanish "Freedom Now," celebrates their release, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba abruptly moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations between the two nations. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this April 22, 2000 file photo, Elian Gonzalez is held in a closet by Donato Dalrymple, one of the two men who rescued the boy from the ocean, right, as government officials search the home of Lazaro Gonzalez for the young boy in Miami. U.S.-based relatives fought to keep Gonzalez, rescued at sea at age 5 after his mother died, but U.S. officials finally sent him back to his father in Cuba. On Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, the U.S. and Cuba agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties, marking a historic shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island after a half-century of enmity dating back to the Cold War. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

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President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, Dec. 16, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, as it rains during a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa. (AP Photo/File) ** FILE **

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A soldier stands guard at the front gate entrance to Guantanamo's Camp 6 maximum-security detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba on May 12, 2009. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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U.S. Army military police escort a chained detainee to the Joint Interrogation Facility at Camp X-Ray, at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman)

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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (Associated Press) **FILE**