Part 1: A consequence of relisting Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

This article is the first in a two-part series on Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism. Once on the list, a country is subject to lawsuits in U.S. courts that would otherwise be dismissed on the basis of sovereign immunity. It is the court judgments, resulting from such suits, that have long-term implications for U.S.–Cuba relations.