Changes In Cuba: Prisoner Release, Castro's Role

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Read Julia Sweig's Piece For Council On Foreign Relations, "A Reform Movement In Cuba?"

The Cuban government has promised to release 52 political prisoners, some of whom have already flown to Spain. In light of that move, and recent sightings of a healthier-looking Fidel Castro, Julia Sweig, author of Cuba, predicts what may lie ahead in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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