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Robert Kennedy and His Times - Study Guide Chapters 23-25: The Cuban Connection II; Missions to the Third World; The Brothers II Summary & Analysis

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Following the disastrous Bay of Pigs Invasion, American policies and activities with respect to Cuba were in a shambles. Invaders sat in Cuban prisons; conservatives pressed for an all out invasion; Robert Kennedy's only thought was for the prisoners whom he vowed to get released. "Operation Mongoose" was launched by the CIA without complete administration approval, and was designed to promote insurgency from within. In the end, it was a failure, and the CIA moved on to other ineffective and treacherous endeavors, specifically the assassination of Fidel Castro. Several failed attempts, when rumored and leaked, further embarrassed the U.S. In the meantime, Robert Kennedy was in secret negotiations with Castro, through friend and colleague John Donovan, to secure...

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