Shifting gears? How Cuba-U.S. rapprochement is playing out at the Human Rights Council

by Ashley Miller, Ted Piccone and the URG team Blog, Reflections

The long-overdue shift in U.S.-Cuba relations—formally initiated on December 17, 2014 2014, when both countries agreed at the highest political level to resume formal relations—advances their shared interests and over time may position them to work together toward a more cooperative future. So far, the two countries have made modest progress in advancing this new rapprochement: diplomatic relations were officially restored; bilateral …