@ Brookings Podcast: Economic Reform in Cuba

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Under the leadership of Raul Castro, Cuba has been making increasing economic reforms, aiming for greater participation in the global economy. Senior Fellow Ted Piccone says Raul Castro is following a path toward “socialized capitalism,” along the lines of reforms taken in communist Vietnam and China.