fearing US attack, cuba readies troops

from forbes: Cuba government has mobilized citizen defense militias, saying it fears a U.S. attack during Fidel Castro‘s health crisis, even though the White House insists no such threat exists.

The island’s government, under the control of Castro’s brother, Defense Minister Raúl Castro, has also asked military reservists to check in daily.

Cubans interviewed on state-run media Friday said they would fight to the death against any invaders from the north, while the Communist Party daily Granma said, “We Cubans are prepared for the defense” of the island.

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