The Horizon

Cold war thaw: As Cuba and the US restart diplomatic relations, a former visitor to the island weighs in on the change

Cold war thaw: As Cuba and the US restart diplomatic relations, a former visitor to the island weighs in on the change

Ethan Smith, Features Editor

January 15, 2015

During the Cuban missile crisis Cliff Staten, professor of political science and international studies at IU Southeast, was in the 2nd grade. He remembers practicing safety drills at his school, where students would place a pillow over their head and crawl under their desks to protect themselves fro...