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    also Berlin Crisis in 1961, increased the tension between the anti-communist America and the communist Soviet Union. Unlike some other conflicts during the Cold War, the Cuban missile Crisis in 1962 was not only the direct, intense conflict between America and the Soviet Union, but was also one of the closest moments to a start of a worldwide nuclear war, and it…

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    The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a dangerous confrontation between the US and the Soviet Union during the Cold War. This is when the US and Soviet Union came the closest to nuclear warfare. The situation was different in a number of ways, featuring confirmations and non supported directions as well as direct communications and miscommunications between both the US and Soviet Union (Office). The overwhelming conflict was also being judged by the fact that it was basically played out…

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    THE CUBAN MISILE CRISIS: THE RESPONSIBILITY THE AMERICAN PEOPLE UPHELD THROUGHOUT THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS The Cuban Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis consisted of an intense 13-day period of political and military confrontation. Within this period of time from October 14, 1962, to October 28, 1962, the Soviet Union and the United States were at a standstill with each other. When U.S. leaders revealed that the Soviets were installing nuclear missiles in Cuba, they were astonished (Brown…

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    by John F. Kennedy. President Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. He leads the Cuban Missile Crisis and succeeded in stopping the missiles without having a war with Cuba. Not only stop from having another war, but he also saved the nation. The Cuban Missile Crisis lasted 13 days (October 16-28, 1962) and was a fight between the United States and the Soviet Union. This concerned the problem of having the Soviet Union building missiles in Cuba and it became a nuclear conflict.…

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    Cuba and the Missile Crisis The Cuban missile crisis can be examined in a 3 different parts. One, the form of communications between the United States and the Soviets, who did both countries go about communicating with one another? Maybe the communications between the two were not as clear or if there were constant communications between the countries the crisis would never have occurred. Second, eventually communications between the two countries stopped and none reached out to begin…

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    the most intense parts of the Cold War was the Cuban Missile Crisis. The conflict of the Cuban Missile Crisis happened when Fidel Castro overthrew the previous leader, Fulgencio Batista. The book “John F. Kennedy Vs. Nikita Khrushchev” by Ellis Roxburgh states, "In 1959, Fidel Castro led a rebellion on the island to overthrow the corrupt dictator Fulgencio Batista. The United States had supported Batista and had many business interests in Cuba.” The U.S. approved of the previous leader,…

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    Introduction: The aim of this report is to examine the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was a defining moment in intelligence history. With the Cold War ending in 1991, The Cuban Missile Crisis has been a central subject of debate amongst security scholars concerning the role of intelligence analysts and agencies in its sequence of events that almost resulted in nuclear war (Garthoff, 1998). This report will argue that the Crisis occurred due to inaccurate and biased intelligence and a lack of…

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    significant Cold War event of the 1960s included the Cuban Missile Crisis. Broadly, this crisis was a thirteen day conflict in 1962 involving the United States and the Soviet Union regarding the installment of Soviet airstrike missiles in Cuba. This situation was globally televised and was the nearest the Cold War had ever come to a nuclear war. Tension between superpowers, Fidel Castro, and the Bay of Pigs Invasion led this event to unfold as it did and the event took the Western bloc in an…

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    Before the starting to tell movie we should know that the USA was watching all military movements of the USSR in Cuba before missile crisis. According to movie the plot was; The movie is starting with an aircraft which is taking photos of the USSR’s all military movements in Cuba and they see that the Soviet preparing ballistic missiles. According to analysis, those ballistic missiles be ready maximum in 2 weeks. Later than the president is calling all prime ministers and military commanders to…

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    Pigs operation. This opportunity came with the Cuban Missile Crisis. It’s important to note that the tension wasn’t as broad as the United States vs the USSR, but can be broken down to John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev. With cooperation with NATO, the United States placed missiles in Turkey in order to protect other Nations from the Soviet Union, including Belgium, Denmark,…

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