Who won the Cold War? CNN’s astonishingly frank interview with Fidel Castro in which he makes some remarkable revelations. Far from being a proxy for Moscow, Castro tells CNN that Cuba’s support for liberation movements in Latin America and Africa was a "constant source of disagreement." "If a Soviet Cuban master plan had really existed we would have won the Cold War!" he says.
The Cuban leader’s reflections on talk about preemptive nuclear strikes during the 1962 Missile Crisis are frighteningly familiar today.
"To endure the global struggle between the superpowers is bad. To live under the total hegemony of one of them is worse."—Fidel Castro