New Cuba policy on hold while Biden deals with bigger problems

Cuba has done itself, and Biden, no favors in seeking a new rapprochement, with recent crackdowns on dissident artists, journalists and academics, and ongoing support for repressive regimes in Venezuela and Nicaragua. At the same time, new attention is being paid in Washington to a mysterious brain malady — believed to be the result of targeted attacks — that struck American diplomats and other officials in countries across the globe, including many in Cuba.