The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States and the Next Revolution

Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 4:00 pm — 5:30 pm

The Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Rooms, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC

On November 25, the Brookings Institution and the Inter-American Dialogue will host Dan Erikson, Inter-American Dialogue’s senior associate for U.S. policy, for a discussion of his new book, The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution (Bloomsbury Press, 2008).

A distinguished panel of experts will join Erikson for a discussion of the key findings of his book, including Brookings Visiting Fellow Vicki Huddleston, former head of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, and Mark Falcoff, scholar emeritus at the American Enterprise Institute and author of Cuba the Morning After: Confronting Castro’s Legacy (AEI Press, 2003).

Peter Hakim, president of the Inter-American Dialogue will provide introductory remarks. Carlos Pascual, vice president and director of Foreign Policy at Brookings will moderate the discussion. After the program, the panelists will take audience questions. A reception will follow, with books available for sale.

Introductory Remarks
Peter Hakim
The Inter-American Dialogue
Carlos Pascual
Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy
The Brookings Institution

Featured Speakers
Dan Erikson
Senior Associate for U.S. Policy
The Inter-American Dialogue
Vicki Huddleston
Visiting Fellow
The Brookings Institution

Mark Falcoff
Scholar Emeritus
The American Enterprise Institute
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