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Obama Castro Handshake

Obama Shakes Hands With Raul Castro Ahead Of Historic Meeting

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama greeted Cuban President Raul Castro Friday night with a handshake during their first encounter since 2013, the day before they ...

Barack Obama and Raul Castro: More Than a Handshake?

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 02.22.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

A simple handshake doesn't have to be exaggerated, but it matters. Civility isn't sufficient but it is a necessary and praiseworthy conduct in international affairs. It is worth remembering that international politics is made of many societal actors.

McCain Admits Castro-Hitler Comparison Was 'Gross Exaggeration'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that his comparison of President Barack Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro to one between Adolf...

The Handshake Would Have Made Mandela Smile

Scott Blakeman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

If any handshake critics had bothered to actually listen to President Obama's speech, they would have heard why the handshake was not only appropriate but it was something that Mandela himself would smile upon.

Here's Why The Obama-Castro Handshake Means Nothing

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

As he rose to the podium to deliver his speech at the funeral of South African leader Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama took about 20 seconds to ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmaker Deplores Obama's 'Bloody' Castro Handshake | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans assailing President Barack Obama for shaking the hand of Cuban leader Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's funeral on Tuesda...

Fox News' Ridiculous Obama Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Media

Fox News had an in-depth segment on Tuesday about whether or not President Obama's brief handshake with Cuban president Raul Castro was a betrayal of ...