Some articles on troops, cuban, cuban troops:
... is also the small nation that in the past sent its troops to die in faraway lands in Latin America and even Africa fighting for the poor." — Moisés Naím ... to involvement in 17 African nations and three African insurgencies soon leading Cuban soldiers engaging in frontline military combat ... On November 4, 1975, Castro ordered the deployment of Cuban troops to Angola to aid the Marxist MPLA government against UNITA forces, which were ...
... In 1978, Cuba sent 16,000 troops to Ethiopia Ogaden War, but this time in close coordination with the Soviets ... Cuban technical, educational and medical staff in the tens of thousands were working in even more countries Algeria (Tindouf), Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea ... Up to 18,000 students from these countries studied on full Cuban scholarships per year on the island ...
Famous quotes containing the words troops and/or cuban:
“Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemys troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.”
—Sun Tzu (6th5th century B.C.)
“Because a person is born the subject of a given state, you deny the sovereignty of the people? How about the child of Cuban slaves who is born a slave, is that an argument for slavery? The one is a fact as well as the other. Why then, if you use legal arguments in the one case, you dont in the other?”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)