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December 20, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Cuba: U.S. policy was a waste of money

As a CIA operations officer in the late-’80s and throughout the ’90s, many of my colleagues and I used to wonder why we were still wasting time, money and energy focusing on Cuba [“No quick end to embargo on Cuba,” Nation & World, Dec. 19]. The obvious alternative seemed to be taking all of our files and analysis and whatever else we had collected through the years and dropping it off at the offices of Dade County, Fla., commissioner and letting them deal with it.

Thanks, President Obama, for pulling the plug on the brainless cadaver that the U.S. policies on Cuba had become.

Tony Arvish, Mercer Island

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