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RRQ Bay of PigsDocuments 1-13. “Planning and Discussion”1How do you think Kennedy’s concerns about the damage to the international image of theUnited States threatened by direct U.S. military intervention directed his decision-makingin the planning process for the Bay of Pigs invasion?
2How much reliance on misinformation and arbitrary guesswork did the CentralIntelligence Agency and the Joint Chiefs of Staff undertake in the planning stages of theinvasion?How do they arrive at the conclusion that no overt U.S. action would benecessary?
3What major objections did some U.S. officials express regarding the proposed invasion ofCuba? On what grounds did they oppose the invasion? Were these objections legitimate?Why or why not?
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