Cuban Missile Crisis Analysis

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The Cuban missile occurrence has to do with it relationship btw the parties, the United States and it neighbouring state Cuban and its link with Soviet Union in 15th to 28th October 1962 which lasted for 13 days. Diplomacy is the management of relationship of state through the process of negotiation to resolve any situation at a given time. This essay will discuss how diplomacy was related to the issue that led to the crisis and how it was used to figure out the solution. On the second section will be discussing the role played by the parties, interest of the parties and as well the mode of decision making which made the crisis not to result to nuclear war. The question here is was there a due diplomacy procedure? The third section of the …show more content…
The diplomatic relationship between the United States and Cuban will said to be a god one after the Spanish-American war in 1898, which made Cuban a sovereign state and also made the United States, in a way control of Cuban political and economic affairs through the agreement that was signed. As nature place itself nothing last for ever, the whole relationship clash not until the U.S U-2 spy plane discover soviet missile base in Cuban, which happen to be not far from the U.S boundary and that of Cuban during president John F. Kennedy in 1962. This present discovery broke the remaining relationship between the two states, although it has never been a smooth one until Fidel Castrol began its alignment with the Soviet Union to install missile on the island of Cuban which J.F Kennedy saw as in security and threat and at the same time made a public announcement on that,for the interest of his …show more content…
It is crystal clear that J. F Kennedy and Khrushchev do not want to a nuclear war for them both has a lot to loss and that of world blood flow. So this is where negotiation will be used as a means to resolve the crisis, but it has to follow steps and stages. The first step to take is what is called pre-negotiation; it is the first stage of negotiations, the parties involve must agree on the following steps. First agreeing the need to negotiate; on this stage Khrushchev called his presidium session and to announce to them that they are ‘face to face with danger in order to save the world we must retreat’ (Allison & Zelikow, 1999, p.128). This is a clear point made by Khrushchev after he must have consider what is at steak and the need to resolve this without war. Secondly J.F Kennedy for not pressing the red button despite the insecurity from Cuba with the help of Soviet Union for installing missile was a move to

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