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Cuba and Terrorism


Cuba: Plane hijacking leaves hostage dead, SomaliNet (5/4/2007)

Shelter terrorists and we damage credibility, by Wayne Smith in the Sun-Sentinel. (2/10/2007)

U.S. May Release Posada Carriles (1/23/2006)

Luis Posada Carriles, the Cuban exile terrorist wanted for 1976 airliner bombing was arrested in Miami on Tuesday, May 17th.
Click here for a timeline of events, a list of news articles, and CIP's press release about Posada.

Cuba on the U.S. List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
On April 27, 2005, the State Department released their annual report on State Sponsors of Terrorism. Once again, Cuba was included on the list without just cause. Click here for the current report, past reports, Wayne Smith's response, a history of the report, and information on our 2004 Conference to Weigh the Evidence to Keep Cuba on the US List of State Sponsors of Terrorism.

Cuban Response to 9/11 and the War on Terror
Within hours of the September 11 attacks, the Cuban government issued a statement in which it condemned the attacks and rued the "distressing and unjustifiable loss of human lives." The Cuban government also immediately offered its airspace to US aircraft that were still en route to the US when the FAA closed the American airspace, as well as humanitarian aid to the victims. Despite the public rejections of terrorism by Castro and Cuba's responsible conduct, the State Department continues to include Cuba on its List of State Sponsors of Terror. [Read More]

Cuban Exile Terrorism
Cuba believes itself to be a victim of 40 years of exile terrorism, and decries US tolerance of Cuban exile terrorists responsible for the 1976 Cubana airliner bombing - killing all 73 people aboard -and dozens of other terrorist activities organized in South Florida for many years. Click here for more information.



The Center for International Policy follows closely U.S., Cuban and Cuban exile allegations of terrorist actitivies or support. Check this website periodically for the latest information.








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