History Will Absolve Me By Brian Latell


For over fifty years, CIA analyst Brian Latell tracked Fidel Castro relentlessly—getting to know his habits, his fears, and the passions that drove him. In this book, the master spy steps from the shadows to uncover the complex mind and motivations of one of the most mercurial, passionate, and dominating leaders of the twentieth century.


Brian Latell

CIA analyst Dr. Brian Latell was assigned to Fidel Castro in the 1960s—and tracked the plans and actions of the unpredictable revolutionary leader for the next thirty-five years. As a Latin America specialist for the CIA and the National Intelligence Council for more than four decades, reaching a civilian four-star rank, he has served seven US presidents and won the CIA’s Distinguished Intelligence Medal. He is also the author of After Fidel: Raul Castro and the Future of Cuba’s Revolution, which has been published in eight languages around the world, as well as Castro’s Secret’s: Cuban Intelligence, the CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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