America's Secret War Against Cuba
What The Che?
1. Operation Northwoods
Far worse than what is happening with the current Congress, this is the ugliest glimpse into governmental thinking we've ever seen. Operation Northwoods was proposed in 1962 by then Head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lyman Lemnitzer, as a classic false flag operation.
The plan was designed to justify a war with Cuba to the American public by staging an air attack on a commercial jet liner, pretending to kill American college students, and other acts of terrorism against our own citizens.
The military would send out a drone "painted and numbered as an exact duplicate for a civil registered aircraft belonging to a CIA proprietary organization in the Miami area," and eventually send out a distress call saying it was under attack by a Cuban flown MIG, before it lost radio contact due to being destroyed.
The plan was eventually rejected by President Kennedy.
2. The Death of Che Guevara
Nowadays, our "enemies" are pictured as uneducated religious fanatics living in hovels, but at the height of Cuban U.S. tension, Che Guevara was perhaps even more of a threat to American interests as Castro.
While Castro bunkered himself in Cuba for life, Che spread his form of altruistic communism through Latin America, where today he's still regarded as an icon of courage against imperialistic forces.
Che was an educated doctor before becoming a revolutionary. On a famous trip around South America chronicled in his book, "The Motorcycle Diaries," Guevara witnessed the excess poverty and health problems of those without means -- a condition he attributed to corruption and theft of local resources by western-subservient governments...
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