CUBA: Comrade Fidel Wants You

Young Cubans carry on the revolution at home and abroad

President Carter has accused Moscow of using the Cubans as surrogates to interfere in "the internal affairs of Africa." Zbigniew Brzezinski has denounced the Cubans as "international marauders" who are doing the Kremlin's dirty work in the Third World. But Premier Fidel Castro's escalating military involvement in Africa has some homegrown and homefront benefits, as TIME Diplomatic Correspondent Strobe Talbott discovered on an eleven-day visit to Cuba. His report:

Castro's famous beard is necked with gray. His green fatigues have been artfully...

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