U.S. Policy Toward Cuba: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First Session ...

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Page 63 - As far as Castro is concerned, he has already drawn the line. He is exporting revolution all over the hemisphere, still exporting it. His line is against the United States, not only within Cuba but outside of Cuba. As long as Castro is adopting an antagonistic, anti-American line, we are certainly not going to normalize our relations with Castro.
Page 3 - I am pleased to have this opportunity to meet with you today to discuss the problems of environmental contamination by mercury compounds.
Page 64 - First — and most important — to demonstrate to the peoples of the American Republics that Communism has no future in the Western Hemisphere; Second, to make plain to the people of Cuba and to elements of the power structure of the regime that the present regime cannot serve their interests; Third, to reduce the will and ability of the present Cuban regime to export subversion and violence to the other American states; Fourth, to increase the cost to the Soviet Union of maintaining a Communist...
Page 54 - The Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cuba, on the bases of equality and strict reciprocity, agree...
Page 5 - ... agreed upon by the Sixth Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs as well as those agreed upon by the OAS Council in its resolution of January 4, 1961.
Page 51 - I see no reason why the people of the United States should be any longer isolated from, confined from relationships with the people of the Republic of Cuba. Thank you very muclu [Mr. Higgins...
Page 64 - Cuba and to elements of the power structure of the regime that the present regime cannot serve their interests; Third, to demonstrate to the peoples of the American Republics that communism has no future in the Western Hemisphere; and Fourth, to increase the cost to the Soviet Union of maintaining a Communist outpost in the Western Hemisphere.
Page 4 - We obviously do not question Cuba's right to maintain an army, or equip it or to receive training. Every nation has such a right. What concerns us is Cuba's disposition to cooperate in the strategic goals of an extra-hemispheric "super-power." This was illustrated by the emplacement of offensive missiles in October 1962, and more recently by Cuba's cooperation in 1970 in Soviet efforts to establish a nuclear submarine facility at Cienfuegos which, had it succeeded, could have caused a major disturbance...
Page 21 - Do you exploit it by freezing up and leaving no alternatives or do you try to take advantage of it? I would rather think we might emulate our policies in Eastern Europe where very steadily we have chipped away at trying to establish a contact, first by cultural exchange or a little bit of trade or just a visitor.
Page 29 - Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. [Whereupon, at 11:50 am, the subcommittee adjourned, subject to the call of the Chair...

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