How Re-Designating Cuba Under “Trading with the Enemy Act” Helped Ease the Embargo

How Re-Designating Cuba Under “Trading with the Enemy Act” Helped Ease the Embargo

On September 11,¬†President Barack Obama extended Cuba’s status as an “enemy” under a 1917 law called the Trading with the Enemy Act.¬† North Korea was removed in 2008 – Cuba is the only country with this special designation. Ironically, by extending Cuba’s designation as an enemy, Obama preserved his executive authority to chip away at … Read more