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America’s acrimony towards Cuba has its roots in the Cold War period. As the U.S-Cuban relationship takes yet another turn following re-designation of Cuba by U.S.A as a state sponsor of terrorism. Analyse.

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3.  America’s acrimony towards Cuba has its roots in the Cold War period. As the U.S-Cuban relationship takes yet another turn following re-designation of Cuba by U.S.A as a state sponsor of terrorism. Analyse. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu

Why the question:

Outgoing President Donald Trump has reclassified Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism” in a last-minute move that could complicate efforts by Joe Biden’s incoming administration to re-engage with Havana.

Key Demand of the question:

To trace the complicated relationship between U.S and Cuba and the impact of the recent move in them.

Directive:

Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin by the giving context regarding re-designation of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism in the final hour of Trump presidency.

Body:

In the first part, trace the path of relations between the tiny Caribbean nation of Cuba and the might U.S.A during Cold war until now. Bring out the complication and hostilities witness during the regime of Fidel Castro including the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Mention the current reasons as to why the trump administration sanctioned it as state sponsor of terrorism.

In the next part, bring out how the move complicates the relationship between the two nations and makes it tough for incoming Biden administration undoing the good work achieved in the Obama era.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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