Castro (John Allain should not read) was Re: cctalk digest, Vol 1 #470 - 52 msgs

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sat Feb 22 18:13:00 2003

On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Mail List wrote:

> Hello Sridhar,
> > We shouldn't have tried to prevent it because it's none of our business.
> > I think Cuba is worse off with Castro, but it just simply isn't our place
> > to change that. That is for the people of Cuba to do.
> We were genuinely worried about Castro's wanting to have nukes only
> 90 miles offshore of the US mainland. Right or wrong, it was a real danger
> we wanted not to have happen.

But of course now we know that Castro did not want nukes in Cuba. If I am
remembering the story correctly, he didn't even know the Soviets were
bringing them in until they were on the island.

But of course that's neither here nor there.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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Received on Sat Feb 22 2003 - 18:13:00 GMT

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