By Joe Cardona in The Miami Herald:
In the wake of former President Carter's recent visit to Havana I'm amazed at how little the United States and other democracies around the globe demand from the Western Hemisphere's most totalitarian regime.
Carter's second trip to Cuba (his first was in 2002) happened amidst political turmoil in the Middle East. As the winds of change blew through Egypt and continue to swirl in Libya and Yemen, Cuba's regime steadfastly remains rooted to a failed political and economic system buoyed by old rhetoric reminiscent of "Flat Earth" theories. And yet, as the free world supported the departure of Egypt's Mubarak and is presently attempting to bomb Gadhafi into submission, the demands on the Cuban government to modify its tyrannical rule are meager and anemic at best.
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