The Americas: Policy on Castro

U.S. policy on Cuba, clouded since the invasion fiasco in the Bay of Pigs, could be seen a little more clearly last week. To begin with, said President Kennedy, the U.S. is not resigned to Castro; he is still a "threat to peace," the President told Izvestia Editor Alexei Adzhubei. Until Castro holds "free and honest elections," he "cannot claim to represent the majority of the people."

But what to do about him? The U.S. has long ceased to talk about overthrowing him. Notions of staging another invasion by Cuban exiles have been...

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