‘I think we are going to have to smash Castro’; Ex-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba

October 2, 2014 4:00 AM

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‘I think we are going to have to smash Castro’; Ex-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba

Kissinger was incensed over Cuba deploying troops to Angola, so he advocated for strong action to stop Fidel Castro, according to declassified government records posted online Wednesday. He created a contingency plan that outlined military options from blocking outgoing Cuban ships carrying troops and war material to airstrikes against Cuban bases.

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island’s deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday.

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