FBI: Cuba recruiting leftist academics, students as spies, influence agents


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Fidel Castro gives a speech in Cuba circa October 22, 1962 during the Cuban missile crisis.On Friday, Newsmax said the FBI is warning that Cuban spy agencies are actively recruiting college professors and students as spies and influence peddlers.

A five-page unclassified internal FBI report obtained by the Washington Free Beaconsays the Cubans have devoted “a significant amount of resources to targeting and exploiting U.S. academia.”

According to the report, the Cubans “have perfected the work of placing agents, that includes aggressively targeting U.S. universities under the assumption that a percentage of students will eventually move on to positions within the U.S. government that can provide access to information of use to the [Cuban intelligence service].

” The FBI report concludes with a warning that “[a]cademia has been and remains a key target of foreign intelligence services.”

How might Cubans appeal to academics? The answer is fairly simple.

One method is to appeal to the leftist political ideology of the academic. For instance…

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