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ASP Statement from Retired Flag Officers on US-Cuba Engagement Featured in Outlets

ASP Statement from Retired Flag Officers on US-Cuba Engagement Featured in Outlets

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An ASP-organized letter from 16 retired U.S. military flag officers to National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster was released to the public last week, generating coverage across media including The Miami Herald and The Hill.

The statement comes as the Trump Administration reviews US policy towards Cuba and outlines the national security argument for continued Cuba engagement.

 

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Retired military officials ask Trump to continue normalization process with Cuba
Nora Gámez Torres / The Miami Herald
Sixteen retired senior military officers are asking the Trump administration to continue the process of normalization with Cuba for the sake of U.S. national security and stability in the region.

 

Retired military leaders urge Trump to engage with Cuba
Ellen Mitchell / The Hill
More than a dozen retired military officers are urging the Trump administration to keep normalizing relations with Cuba to strengthen U.S. national security interests.

 

Retired military officials say it’s in US interest to work with Cuba

Carlos Suarez / WPLG Local10 Miami 

Letter calls on US to work with island on issues of terror, drugs, immigration

 

Retired U.S. military leaders urge Trump administration to engage Cuba
Ana Radelat / CubaTrade
Sixteen retired American admirals and generals, some of whom made a four-day visit to Cuba in March, are urging the Trump administration to continue to normalize relations with Cuba for the sake of U.S. national security.

 

Mr. President, can we have 10 minutes of your time?
Cuba Central News Brief
This week President Trump also heard from a renowned group of retired U.S. military flag officers. In a letter to the White House, they said, “The continued normalization of relations with Cuba is important to the national security of the United States and to the stability of relationships in the Western Hemisphere.”

 

Altos mandos militares retirados de Estados Unidos urgen a Trump a no dar la espalda a Cuba
Pablo De Llano / El Pais
La política de Donald Trump hacia Cuba sigue en el aire y 16 antiguos altos mandos militares han urgido a la Casa Blanca a continuar el acercamiento a la isla por razones de seguridad nacional.

 

Ex generales de EU instan a normalizar tratos con Cuba
David Brooks / La Jornada
Ex generales y almirantes estadunidenses instaron a la Casa Blanca a normalizar las relaciones con Cuba por razones de seguridad, tanto para Estados Unidos como para el hemisferio.

 

Ret. U.S. Military Flag Officers Urge White House to Expand Cuba Engagement to Strengthen U.S. National Security 
The Cuban Window
In a letter sent today, which was organized by the American Security Project, the retired military officers urged the White House to prioritize U.S. national security as part of the Trump Administration’s U.S-Cuba policy review.

 

Ret. U.S. Military Flag Officers Urge White House to Expand Cuba Engagement to Strengthen U.S. National Security
Engage Cuba
Today, over a dozen retired U.S. military flag officers urged U.S. National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster to continue to normalize relations with Cuba in order to strengthen U.S. national security interests and regional stability in the Western Hemisphere.

 

Militares retirados piden a Trump ampliar relaciones con Cuba
OnCuba
Un grupo de militares estadounidenses retirados pidió al gobierno de Donald Trump continuar el proceso de normalización de relaciones con Cuba.

 

EU busca tratos con Cuba
Unomasuno
Ex generales y almirantes estadounidenses instaron a la Casa Blanca a normalizar las relaciones con Cuba por razones de seguridad, tanto para Estados Unidos como para el hemisferio.

 

MILITARY OFFICERS are asking Trump to continue normalization process with Cuba
The Cuban History
Sixteen retired senior military officers are asking the Trump administration to continue the process of normalization with Cuba for the sake of U.S. national security and stability in the region.

 

Militares estadounidenses retirados piden a Trump continuar la normalización con Cuba
Nora Gamez Torres / El Nuevo Herald
Dieciséis militares retirados de alto rango pidieron a la administración de Donald Trump que continúe el proceso de normalización de relaciones con Cuba, en aras de la seguridad nacional de Estados Unidos y la estabilidad de la región.

 

Veteranos de EEUU piden a Trump continuar la normalización con Cuba
Cubanet
Dieciséis militares de alto rango ya retirados del servicio en el Ejército de EE.UU. pidieron a la administración Trump que continúe el proceso de normalización de relaciones con Cuba, informa El Nuevo Herald.

 

Ex mandos militares de EEUU urgen a Trump para que no abandone el “deshielo”
Cubaencuentro
La política de Donald Trump hacia Cuba sigue en el aire y 16 antiguos altos mandos militares han urgido a la Casa Blanca a continuar el acercamiento a la isla por razones de seguridad nacional, informa el diario español El País.

 

Retired US Military Demands Closer Ties with Cuba
Anthony Brenner / The Cuban Handshake
More than a dozen retired U.S. military members urged today President Donald Trump”s National Security Adviser, H.R. McMaster, to continue on the path towards normalizing relations with Cuba.

 

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