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Bay of Pigs
President Kennedy (the new guy after Eisenhower) aided Cuban exiles in their attempt to over throw Castro. The attempted invasion was a complete disaster and resulted only in embarasement for Kennedy.
Related: SALT II | Cuban Missile crises | Sputnik | Warsaw Pact, CENTO | SEATO | McCarthism | Berlin Blockade, Marshall Plan | NATO | OAS, Truman Doctrine | Berlin wall

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