White House chief of staff assesses Cuba sanctions policy

30 June 2016

White House chief of staff assesses Cuba sanctions policyU.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough addresses the media in Tegucigalpa in this November 28, 2012 file photo. U.S. President Barack Obama is likely to name McDonough his next chief of staff, replacing Jack Lew after his nomination to be treasury secretary, according to sources familiar with the matter. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera/Files (HONDURAS - Tags: POLITICS)

In a speech to the Truman Conference 2016, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough set out the factors behind the Obama administration’s policy of rapprochement with Cuba, and highlighted some of the limitations...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions...