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1

Broken economic ties with the United States

The US were deeply involved in Cuba since helping it to its independence. However they became hostile because they perceived castro's reforms to be communist

2

Resentment of the bay of pigs invasion

This attack drove Castro a permanent alliance with the soviets and formally asked the soviets for assistance abasing further US invasions

3

Active support for the Soviet Union

A Cuban/Soviet political relationship established where Soviet Union agreed to assist Cuba