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Audio: Christopher Sabatini - "New Cuba Relationship Could Be A Boon For American Farmers"

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December 19, 2014

On December 17, President Barack Obama announced that he would ask the State Department to reevaluate Cuba's inclusion on the terrorism list. In an interview with NPR's Jackie Northam, AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini discussed the implications that Cuba's spot on the list has on American access to Cuban markets. "The problem with being on the state sponsor of terrorism list," Sabatini explained, "is a host of reporting obligations and even restrictions on what banks can do and what others can do in their relations with Cuba to avoid, perhaps, being accused, or even helping aid and abet terrorist activities or the financing of terrorist groups."