Castro's Secrets: Cuban Intelligence, The CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Apr 24, 2012 - History - 288 pages
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In CASTRO'S SECRETS, highly acclaimed author and intelligence expert Brian Latell offers a strikingly original view of Fidel Castro in his role as Cuba's supreme spymaster. Based on interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's powerful intelligence and security services, long-buried secrets of Fidel's nearly 50-year reign are exposed for the first time. They include numerous assassinations and attempted ones carried out on Castro's orders, some against foreign leaders. More than a dozen ranking Cuban secret agents embraced by the CIA and FBI speak in these pages; some have never told their stories on the record before. Latell also probes dispassionately into the CIA's most deplorable plots against Cuba - including previously obscure schemes to assassinate Castro - and presents shocking new conclusions about what Fidel actually knew of Lee Harvey Oswald prior to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
  

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Review: Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine

User Review  - Sandhya Bhatt - Goodreads

definitely an interesting read. you will be horrified, when the realization of what the cuban leader was capable of, gradually sinks in.. things you haven't heard before. at the same time one has to ... Read full review

Review: Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine

User Review  - Kiran - Goodreads

I found this book so insanely interesting… Also, even though it is historical and totally factual it reads very easily. Read full review

Contents

1 Better Than Us
1
2 On Fidels Orders
23
3 Rooftop Stories
43
4 Come to Cuba
63
5 At Daggers Drawn
83
6 Tyrannicide
105
7 Mouth of the Lion
127
Four pages of photographs appear between pages 148 and 149
148
9 The Big Job
171
10 Great Minds
193
11 Conspiracy of Silence
213
Afterword
235
Acknowledgments
249
Notes
251
Index
267
Copyright

8 Whiplash
149

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About the author (2012)

BRIAN LATELL began tracking Cuba for the CIA in the early 1960s. Today, as Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies at the University of Miami, he continues as one of the most distinguished and frequently quoted experts. For a quarter century he taught Cuba and Latin America as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. A former National Intelligence Officer for Latin America and Director of the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence, he has written for the Washington Post, Miami Herald, Wall Street Journal, Time, and many other American and international publications. His After Fidel has been published in eight languages.

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