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This week in class, we’re reading "Cold War Rivals: Cuba and the United States" by Mike Kubic.
In “Cold War Rivals: Cuba and the United States,” the article discusses the rise of Cold War tensions between Cuba and the U.S., focusing on the policies and actions of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Power & Greed as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How does power corrupt?"
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- What was "Cold War Rivals: Cuba and the United States" About
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