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Castro's secrets : the CIA and Cuba's intelligence machine

Author: Brian Latell
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this riveting Cold War history, highly acclaimed author Brian Latell offers us a new and surprising look at Fidel Castro. Latell draws his narrative on personal interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's intelligence, many of whom have not spoken out for over nearly five decades. The result is a vivid and revelatory account that revises our understanding of how Fidel operated, what his goals were, and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Fidel Castro; John F Kennedy; Fidel Castro; John F Kennedy; Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Latell
ISBN: 9780230621237 0230621236
OCLC Number: 733231302
Description: xi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Better than us --
On Fidel's orders --
Rooftop stories --
Come to Cuba --
At daggers drawn --
Tyrannicide --
Mouth of the lion --
Whiplash --
The big job --
Great minds --
Conspiracy of silence --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Brian Latell.
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The never-before-told story of how Cuba's intelligence agency became the most powerful in the world, and how Fidel Castro used it to try to start a third world war.  Read more...

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'One of America's foremost Cuba analysts.' - George J. Tenet, former director, Central Intelligence Agency 'Few Americans understand Cuba - past, present, and future - better than Brian Latell.' - Read more...

 
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