The Crazy CIA Plot to Kill the Other Castro
The CIA wanted a pilot to sabotage Raul Castro's plane—while he was flying it.
In early March 1960, a special team of CIA officials and operatives gathered for the first meeting of the new “Branch 4 Task Force,” which was dedicated to overthrowing Fidel Castro in Cuba. Less than a year earlier, the CIA believed the bearded revolutionary was on their side of the Cold War and would cooperate in ferreting out the Communists in Cuba…
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