Foreign Relations: The Cuba Debate

If the Soviet military buildup in Cuba has done nothing else, it has given rise to a significant and intensifying U.S. debate —one that might even lead to effective action some day.

For the Administration, Secretary of State Dean Rusk was last week's chief spokesman. At an "informal'' Washington meeting, he earnestly urged 19 Latin American foreign ministers and representatives to recommend that their countries cut off all remaining trade with Cuba, take self-defense measures to combat Communist aggression or subversion from Cuba, restrict travel of their own citizens to Cuba for possible Communist indoctrination, and encourage "Cuban national liberation'' groups...

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