Cuba “Experts” on Alan Gross (from over three years ago, that is)
"Phil Peters, a Cuban analyst at the Lexington Institute, said Gross could face a quick trial, which would allow the Cuban government to present its case, and perhaps allow for a "political solution."
"Wayne Smith, the former U.S. diplomat, says he expects Cuba to "do the right thing" and release Gross after the trial."
"Phil Peters, a longtime Cuba expert who is vice president of the Arlington, Virginia-based Lexington Institute, said he too saw Cuba freeing Gross soon."
"The odds are the guy is going to get convicted, that's not hard to predict," said Peters. "But I don't believe that the Cuban government has an interest in holding him in jail for the long term."
(All the above from March, 2011)
In what other field of "professional" human endeavor could people so consistently and grotesquely wrong keep their professional shingles hanging?
The Miami Herald, for instance, besought Phil Peters for some of his famous expertise just last week!