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Cuban missile crisis

Jerome H. Kahan

Cuban missile crisis

a study of its strategic context

by Jerome H. Kahan

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Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.,
  • Strategy.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jerome H. Kahan and Anne K. Long.
    SeriesBrookings Institution. Reprint
    ContributionsLong, Anne K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE"841"K33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination564-590 p.
    Number of Pages590
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19863392M


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Garthoff, a participant in the Cuban Missile Crisis deliberations of the U.S. government, reflects on the nature of the crisis, it's consequences, and it's lessons for the. John F. Kennedy relied on a history book to guide him in the Cuban Missile Crisis — and we now know that book was wrong By Jordan Michael Smith Globe Correspondent, Octo.

After reading the book "Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis" by Robert F. Kennedy provide a summary and review. Now, looking back on the events, share your thoughts on what you think could have been done differently to not necessarily prevent the Cuban Missile Crisis but rather bring the conflict to a close.

A summary of the Cuban Missile Crisis would be that there was a day worrisome military and political standoff in October of due to the nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba, which ended when the United States allowed the Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev, to remove the Cuban missiles as long as the U.S.

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