How will U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to resume ties with Cuba play out in practice, and how will that affect U.S. aid to the island? The former USAID official who drafted a similar plan for Cuba almost 20 years ago for former President Bill Clinton shares his thoughts on what the process will likely entail.

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  • Claire Luke

    Claire is a journalist passionate about all things development, with a particular interest in labor, having worked previously for the Indonesia-based International Labor Organization. She has experience reporting in Cambodia, Nicaragua and Burma, and is happy to be immersed in the action of D.C. Claire is a master's candidate in development economics at the George Washington Elliott School of International Affairs and received her bachelor's degree in political philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross.

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