Crossing the Rubicon

The laws of ancient Rome made it illegal for the governor of a province to lead his soldiers into Italy.

The Rubicon marked the border that could not be crossed. Afterwards, there was no going back.

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10 minutes

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Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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