Covert Action and US Cold War Strategy in Cuba, 1961–62

  title={Covert Action and US Cold War Strategy in Cuba, 1961–62},
  author={A. Husain},
  journal={Cold War History},
  pages={23 - 53}
  • A. Husain
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Cold War History
Documents declassified since 1997 have shed considerable light on the role of US covert operations in Cuba from April 1961 to October 1962. Revelations from these materials can help resolve the debate over whether the Kennedy administration had planned a second invasion of Cuba after the landing at the Bay of Pigs. An examination of the administration's covert actions in Cuba, both prior to and during Operation Mongoose, reveal clear bounds within which President Kennedy sought to circumscribe… Expand
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