Obama's National Security Strategy

Friday, May 28, 2010
The White House released its 2010 National Security Strategy entitled:

Advancing Our Interests: Actions in Support of the President's National Security Strategy

There were two sections on Cuba.


Cuba: Fulfilled the President's promise to reach out in support of the Cuban people's desire to freely determine their future, to expand the free flow of information to, from, and among the Cuban people, and to pragmatically engage with Cuban authorities to advance U.S. national interests. Gained hemispheric consensus on resolution highlighting need for Cuba to abide by core democratic and human rights principles as part of any return to participation in the Organization of American States.

Followed by,

Promoting Internet Freedom: The administration has made clear its commitment to global internet freedom, including through the agenda put forward by the Secretary of State on January 21, and established an Internet Freedom Task Force that is working with the private sector on these issues. We have modified our sanctions policy to allow citizens in countries like Iran, Sudan and Cuba to have greater access to relevant technologies.