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In April of 1961 the Central Intelligence Agency CIA supported and trained a brigade of expatriate Cubans to invade Cuba Within seventy-two hours of the initial attack cut off from re-supply the nearly two thousand troops ran out of ammunition and were overwhelmed by Cuban militia and army units While President John Fitzgerald Kennedy publicly took responsibility for the events investigations proved that the blame should have been placed solely in the hands of the CIA for not fully informing him of the situation at hand Unfortunately the extents of the consequences as a result of the failed invasion were yet to be fully identified Although the original confrontation was between the US and Cuba the threat of Russian action became a significant factor Due to the failure of communication between the CIA and President John F Kennedy in the invasion of the Bay of Pigs an alliance between Cuba and the Soviet Union was allowed to occur On January 8 1959 it became official Fidel Castro labeled as the apostle who would bring a new order of justice to Cuba moved into Havana after overthrowing the corrupt regime of Fulgenico Batista Men women and children ran into the streets dancing as the city and nation exploded with enthusiasm His affect upon a nation within the first few days of his reign was remarkable As he began to address the crowd three white doves were released in his direction with one perching on his shoulder as he said the words There is no longer an enemy As Castro attained more power his relationships with his own citizens and with the United States began to deteriorate United States officials speculated that the dictator wished to establish a Communist government in Cuba to improve the situation which caused expressed concern in the possible growing relationship between Castro and the Soviet Union This posed a potential threat to the security
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