Cuba, the FAR, and Other Countries: Has the Search for Friends Brought Results?

  • Hal Klepak
Part of the Studies of the Americas book series (STAM)


Most of this book’s discussion of the FAR’s connections with the outside world has, naturally enough, centered on the long linkages with the Soviet Union and now Russia, with the Warsaw Pact in its time, with some also given to the important but very limited links currently in place with the armed forces of the United States. Worthy of some attention, however, given likely trends in the future, are the relations between the FAR and other countries that are not of a communist hue and that are less likely to produce much in the way of an international connection for the country. And something more must be said about the Chinese and Vietnamese connections in order to paint a clearer picture than has been possible so far.


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