Dangers of Castronoid espionage exposed again, for the millionth time
Here is an article that won't please those who continue to deny Castrogonia's clout in the world of espionage and terrorism.
Of course, the usual suspects will continue to portray the Castro Kingdom as a peaceful, non-interventionist, impoverished victim of the U.S. "blockade." And many will believe them and ignore all the evidence to the contrary.
Some day, years from now, historians will puzzle over the quasi- hypnotic abilities of the Castronoid propaganda machine and the disconnect they were able to create and maintain between the hard facts about Castrogonia's dangerousness and the public's perception of those facts in the so-called Free World.
From The National Interest
by William Rosenau and Ralph Espach
Cuba's Spies Still Punch Above Their Weight
Despite a withered economic base, few exports of any value, and a repressive state bureaucracy, Cuba and the Castro regime have an outsized international presence. Recently, Havana appeared to be the international diplomatic broker for former U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden’s asylum applications to various Latin American countries with a history of poor relations—and no extradition treaties—with the United States.
This July, Panamanian authorities seized a North Korean cargo vessel loaded with aging Cuban military equipment. Hidden under tons of Cuban sugar, the equipment was reportedly on its way to North Korea for refurbishment. This bizarre episode—an uncharacteristic misstep by the Cuban government—led to United Nations sanctions inspections and drew new attention to Cuba’s ongoing security relationships with pariah states like North Korea.
What explains the fact that, time and again for decades, the small, poor island nation manages to position itself at the fulcrum of superpower relations, especially within the Americas? At least part of the answer relates to a Cuban core competence: its aptitude for espionage. Cuban intelligence services are widely regarded as among the best in the world—a significant accomplishment, given the country’s meager financial and technological resources.
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