Cuba: Rockets with Beards

Fidel Castro's anti-Yanqui rantings are so monotonously predictable that the U.S. often listens with only half an ear. Last week he struck a new and ominous note that commanded full attention. In a violent speech marking the third anniversary of the Bay of Pigs debacle, the Cuban beard demanded that the U.S. stop flying U-2 recon naissance planes over Cuba — or else. "These physical aggressions against our territory are intolerable," cried Castro. "If what they want is to provoke a war, they are going to have it — cost what it may....

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