Book Discussion on After Fidel
The Fourth Raleigh International Spy Conference dealt with the topic, “Castro and Cuba: The Inside Story.” Brian Latell, a… read more
The Fourth Raleigh International Spy Conference dealt with the topic, “Castro and Cuba: The Inside Story.” Brian Latell, a Castro expert, talked about his book, “After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader,” published by Palgrave Macmillan. Latell is a former CIA officer who served as National Intelligence Agency officer for Latin America. He talked about the Castro brothers and their complicated relationship, and especially about Raul who he said is the next leader of Cuba. Topics included Cuban covert operations, Marxism, Cuban intelligence, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, and Fidel Castro’s current illness. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.