Originally Posted by Jedi_Man
True, true. But the its just a place in the middle of an island. with a lake in the middle. Ofcourse, I haven't been studying military tactics or stuff like that lately, so for all I know, it could be the best spot inthe world for a base. BUt I still think its mostly a Prison and without it its just a base. But I wuld have to ask my dad about it, after all, he would know, he was stationed there.
It's highly strategic for its position on Cuba. While Cuba-Russia relations are not the same as what they once were, many have never forgotten the Cuban missile crisis. The US wants to keep a close eye on a Communist country that is within missile range.