Principle of Non-Contradiction

One cannot say of something that it is and that it is not in the same respect and at the same time.


Capitol Hill Cubans gives British Ambassador to Cuba Dianna Melrose a crash course in Logic 101:

However, it seems logical that if the U.S. has a policy of sanctions (and by Amb. Melrose’s own admission, potential leverage), while the EU has a policy of unconditional engagement (and no leverage), then one policy is clearly more effective than the other.

Yet, Amb. Melorse doesn’t specifically re-visit the issue of leverage in her response. Instead, she simply advocates against U.S. law and policy, as if there was any doubt regarding her position.

Read the rest of the schooling, right here.

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