Cuba: End of the Water War

As a PT boat commander in World War II, John D. Bulkeley rescued General Douglas MacArthur from Corregidor and won a Congressional Medal of Honor for "extraordinary heroism." A rear admiral now and C.O. of the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Bulkeley, 52, is not the sort to take any guff from Fidel Castro. Last week, when Castro accused the base of using suction pumps to draw off on the sly some 114,000 gallons of Cuban water daily, Bulkeley replied: "Hogwash." Guantanamo was using its own water — the mains...