It’s the little things that matter in the world of politics.Anyone recall what started the war in Kuwait? The story is that at a diplomatic party the Iraq ambassador was talking to a US ambassador and ask a simple question, How Important is Kuwait to the US? The answer the Iraq ambassador got must have made him feel that Kuwait was not important to the US. So the next thing we know Iraq rolls in and takes down Kuwait which brings us Operation Desert Storm:
So when the talking heads at CNN say it was just a handshake that Obama gave Cuban President Raul Castro think again! It was a sign of approval and the whole world saw it
the last time any US President shook hands with a Cuban President was in 2000 and it was President Bill Clinton no surprise there On that occasion, the White House initially denied the handshake had taken place but later backtracked, saying it had been instigated by Mr Castro, who had approached Mr Clinton. Unlike the latest occasion, however, the exchange was not photographed.