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|A year of growing opposition to JFK, counterbalance by his increasingly mature appreciation of the danger of a US establishment coup against him.
Cuban Missile Crisis
- Full article: Cuban Missile Crisis
Barely a year after Eisenhower
's warning about the MICC
, the Joint Chiefs of Staff
showed their hand by signing off on a plan to deceive and kill US citizens to secure approval for starting a war.
The Northwoods plan, signed off on by the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, was to fabricate a casus belli by staging false flag attacks against US citizens, to be blamed on Cuba. This was not accepted by Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Defense.
Groups that were Wound Up