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Castro And McCain Spar Over Cuban Torture In Vietnam

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro took on front-running Republican presidential candidate John McCain Monday, accusing him of lying about Cubans torturing American prisoners of war in Vietnam.

At a campaign stop in Miami last month, the Arizona senator told anti-Castro exiles that American POWs held with him in Hanoi were tortured by "a couple of Cubans."

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