How Should Cuba Fit in
US Strategy Formulation?

January 24-26, 2001
Airlie Center
Warrenton, Virginia

Agenda

Friday, January 25

Workshop Session I: The New Strategic Context
Discussion Leaders:
Sally Grooms Cowal and C. Richard Nelson
This discussion will address what is different about this new environment.

Workshop Session II: Why Cuba Matters
Discussion Leaders:
Charles A. Gillespie and Margaret Daly-Hayes
This discussion will determine what US interests are at stake in relations with Cuba, the relative priority of these interests, and appropriate US objectives in the new environment.

Workshop Session III: Key Assumptions
Discussion Leaders:
Richard Nuccio and Randolph Pherson
This discussion will identify more explicitly the assumptions that underlie our geopolitical thinking.

Workshop Session IV: Existing Relations
Discussion Leaders:
Charles A. Gillespie and Margaret Daly-Hayes
This discussion will highlight the extent of current relations and what, if any, changes would be appropriate.

Saturday, January 26

Workshop Session V: New Options
Discussion Leaders:
Eusebio Mujal-Leon and Raymond Duvall
This discussion will develop a range of options for consideration by the US government, along with the pros and cons of each option.