March 4, 2011: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls for the unconditional release of US citizen Alan Gross, presently on trial for espionage.
September 1998 A Cuban group infiltrating Miami-based terrorist organizations is framed for espionage by the US and jailed. The American “war on terror,” as it turns out, is selective: mass murderers like Orlando Bosch and Luis Posada Carriles continue to walk free in the streets of Miami.
I won’t be the first, I suspect, to suggest a prisoner exchange. (Well, whaddya know?)