Rebuttal of anti-Sovietism

Hep Ingham HIngham at
Fri Oct 16 15:23:28 PDT 1998

welch at wrote:

> Well perhaps Castro loving Mr Proyect could tell us why the cuddly bearded one
> was so close to the monstrous soviet system. Maybe even if there are any Cuban
> dissidents arrested for opposing the regime.

According to Chomsky (and others), Castro was anti-Communist for the first few years after the revolution. Castro new of Kennedy's invasion plans and turned to the USSR for defensive purposes.

A big dissident roundup occurred right before the Bay of Pigs, presumably to prevent internal support for the exiled Cuban invaders.

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