To Kill or Not to Kill: The CIA's Anti-Castro Operations Essay

To Kill or Not to Kill: The CIA's Anti-Castro Operations
Discusses US - Cuba relations and CIA's attitudes to Fidel Castro.
# 11172 | 1,483 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2002 | US


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This paper discusses the methods the CIA used to try to "get rid" of Fidel Castro and overthrow the communist Cuban government. This paper gives light to some of the many plots the CIA came up with to rid the world of history's longest ruling communist dictator.

From the Paper:

"To say that the relationship between the United States and Cuba is complicated is a major understatement. Ever since 1959, when Fidel Castro came into power in Cuba, the two nations have had a strained relationship at best, and a highly adversarial relationship when things got worse. Now that the Cold War is over and Cuba is no longer receiving weapons and aid from the defunct Soviet Union, relations between the two countries are much more relaxed. However, during the height of the Cold War, during the Kennedy administration and even before that, the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States developed and planned several ways to bring down the communist Cuban government; the catalyst they kept going back to in order to bring down the government was the assassination of Fidel Castro."

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To Kill or Not to Kill: The CIA's Anti-Castro Operations (2003, May 17) Retrieved September 19, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/essay/to-kill-or-not-to-kill-the-cia-anti-castro-operations-11172/

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"To Kill or Not to Kill: The CIA's Anti-Castro Operations" 17 May 2003. Web. 19 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/essay/to-kill-or-not-to-kill-the-cia-anti-castro-operations-11172/>

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