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By Daniel F. Solomon

among April 1956 and April 1961 the pleasant courting among the us and Cuba collapsed, and the 2 international locations grew to become quick enemies. This historic textual content recounts how Cuba, although mostly "Americanized" on the time, grew to become more and more nationalistic, shielding and militarized less than the Provisional executive instituted in 1959. lower than the impression of a burgeoning paranoia, Cuba expected a covert invasion from the U.S. and purged American customs and values from Cuban society. additionally tested is the terrible perception and reliance on defective intelligence by way of the U.S. which ended in profound error in its overseas relatives procedure, and finally to a whole breakdown of diplomatic kinfolk among the 2 nations.

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