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Bay of Pigs
Bay of Pigs news and analysis from The Nation
March 3, 2022
Take It From JFK—Appeasement Over Confrontation
Displays of presidential toughness aren’t what our nation needs right now.
Andrew J. Bacevich
April 16, 2021
Cuba Moves Into the Post-Castro Era
On the 60th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion, many US officials still can’t seem to accept a socialist country “under their very noses.”
October 6, 2020
Will 2020 Be Trump’s Bay of Pigs?
To advance his political fortunes in Florida, Trump assaults the right to travel to Cuba.
June 6, 2019
Why Is Trump Assaulting Americans’ Freedom to Travel to Cuba?
He’s trolling for votes in Florida at the expense of our constitutional rights and economic support for the Cuban people.
April 24, 2019
The Trump Administration Is Launching a New Round of Aggression Against Cuba
And this time, they’re celebrating the Bay of Pigs invasion as they do it.
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December 29, 2017
Marcus Raskin: Farewell to a Prodigiously Beating Heart
Above all, he gave us hope.
April 17, 2015
April 17, 1961: US-Backed Guerrillas Invade Cuba via the Bay of Pigs
“If they fail,”
warned many months in advance, “the United States will lose face in an almost irreparable way.”
March 23, 2015
Covering the island has been a central concern for
since the beginning—producing scoops, aiding diplomacy, and pushing for a change in policy.
December 17, 2014
Détente With Cuba: Just About Freaking Time
The history of US-Cuban relations in the last fifty-five years is the history of the loss of American prestige.