REUTERS/Gary Cameron - Demonstrators gather during a rally for U.S. detainee Alan Gross in Lafayette Square in Washington December 3, 2013.

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Alan Gross’ Release is Good News for U.S.-Cuba Relations

December 17, 2014, Harold Trinkunas

After five years of detention in Cuba, U.S. citizen Alan Gross has been released from imprisonment. Harold Trinkunas writes that while Gross' detention has been a major impediment, his release marks good news not only for humanitarian reasons, but also for the relations between the United States and Cuba.