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April 26, 1961
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LIPP 9 ft 1CIA1 Fr Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/05/07: CIA-RDP67-00318R000100770048-2 P._ awe MARION, IND. LEADER-TRIBUNE M. 9,133 ? APR 28 NO ? ? What Do We, Do Now?.., The United States has learned another bitter lesson the hard way! Just a few short days ago the . hopes of the free world soared high as anti-Castro forces stormed ashore . in Cu deliver the :oountiy from the iron yo e of Communism. ? , But the hopes vanished w it hi hours. Again, we had. underestimated the Communists. Although there Were, all 'pas o; denials at dent our. our. lovernmen nvasion e ad been led to beliekie. thou- sands of Cubans would rOolt insid4 the countbr, aid the tirielv.as ripePto Oilrreports were drastically ..r,..??...poomposoommomemomomemt,,-, wrong.; -1t-made guns, tanks and .planes were thrown into the fray ?and the beachhead battles .quickly won: Yet this did not 'doom the invasion. It was Castro's master plan to roundup all Cubans who might trigger revolt which broke the back of the in- vasion. Within hours after the first I attack, police had arrested 50,000 per- strike for success. sons and herded thin into concentra- tion camps. The hand of Ruisia?is plainly vis- ye in this maneuver. Castro is being 'guided and dictat- ed to by.Soviet experts in. the art of subversive Warfare:. The masters of tl'eceit did their work well. r Think back, just.a moment, to the days of Batista. He built- a strorig; police state. But it, was not strong enough to block the CaStro-led rebell from seizing power because the Cu- bans revolted to aid Castro.: This time there was no r e kro It. Castro and his Russian henchmen,took the steps necessary to prevent re- currence of Batista's downfall;,,, So what do we do now? Our Cen tivy gob e . was a:cost y- fiasco', which has held i the United Statet. up to - ? scorn n the es inuer;=?of the woild As we'.said;'ilie UniterStates has learned agnother bitter lessoh. lyarrowg, the lasso slA,IIIMicpient ,ijApr.e?slon n ver 840,4r..estAii ttte tho4pinmu- nistioamirav Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/05/07: CIA-RDP67-00318R000100770048-2