The CIA’s 600 Plots To Kill Castro

If surviving an assassination would be an Olympic sport, he would win the top medal

Apart from his voracity for knowledge, tyranny, hero worship by Leftist intellectuals, elephantine memory, being a sex symbol, being Latin America’s last dictator, and a connoisseur of cigars. Fidel Castro was also famous for the 638 unsuccessful life attempts made…



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Kamna Kirti

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