Professor of Government, American University
Professor LeoGrande specializes in Comparative Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy. He has written widely in the field of Latin American politics and U.S. policy toward Latin America, with a particular emphasis on Cuba and Central America. Most recently he is coauthor of "Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana" (University of North Carolina Press, 2015). His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, LeMonde Diplomatique and other journals and newspapers.
Apr 21, 2019 11:36 am UTC| Insights & Views
The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962. Speaking in Miami on...
Feb 19, 2019 16:59 pm UTC| Insights & Views
President Donald Trump may soon do a huge favor for Cubas wealthy, upper-class exiles, many of whom are now U.S. citizens living in Miami. Some of them still dream of recouping their lost fortunes in Cuba, and Trump may...
Jun 21, 2017 15:56 pm UTC| Insights & Views
Editors note: President Donald Trump announced on Friday a partial reversal of former President Barack Obamas policy of engagement with Cuba. Trump restored travel restrictions and prohibited financial transactions with...