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    One of the most defining moments in the relations between the United States and the Soviets in the course of the Cold War was the Cuban Missile Crisis that took place in 1962. It marked a time when the two nations were nearly involved in a war with the possibility of using nuclear weapons, and after it had passed, the two superpowers started pursuing ways of adjusting to one another, especially, aiming at preventing the use of nuclear weapons. The United States intelligence community (IC)…

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    The Fog Of War Analysis

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    American business executive and the eighth U.S. Secretary of defense. He is also recognized for helping guide the United States into the Vietnam War, which made him an important figure in the controversial figure. He also faced many challenges during the Cuban missiles when the Cuba pointed to the American.Comparing to the current leaders they are causing lots of violence, such as dropping a bomb on the other country without warning and destruction other nation terrorism. On Robert S. McNamara…

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    lessons learned by the Cuban Missile Crisis. This crisis does bring about many questions that could have made the crisis turn into war at any point. If Cuba had more control could they have enacted a nuclear war that would have had dire consequences? If the Soviets had gotten away with putting nuclear weapons in Cuba without the United States knowing, what would they have really used them for? Giving these questions, “[one] pattern is the long-standing assertion that the Cuban missile crisis was…

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    The film Thirteen Days is an American historical drama-thriller film that recounts the decision making of President Kennedy and his ExComm during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962. On October 14, 1962 a United States U-2 plane discovered nuclear missile sites under construction on Cuba by the Soviets. President John F. Kennedy gathered together a group of government officials (known as ExComm) to debate the crisis. Photos revealed the existence of long range missiles capable of…

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    Obama and Castro recently meet to discuss foreign policy and future relations between the U.S and Cuba. President Obama believes that the U.S needs to reestablish their relationship with Cuba due to the increase in Globalization and need for change. Both leaders believe that a newly established relationship will benefit both trade and culture. There are differences between both countries in terms of government and policies. Building a strong relationship is a process, both leaders understand…

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    The Cuban Missile Crisis: Focus on J F Kennedy and His Foreign Policies The Cuban Missile Crisis that occurred in 1962 was a serious confrontation between the United States of America and the Soviet Union (Len, 3). This crisis was going to mark the climax of the Cold War as the Soviet Union deployed the use of nuclear missiles to protect further attack on Cuba by the US. The president of the United States of America, John Kennedy, strongly opposed the launching of missiles in Cuba, and tried…

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    On April 11, 1962, while the United States was recovering from a recession, President John F. Kennedy speaks out against the increasing price of steel by major steel corporations. Kennedy emphasizes that the increase in prices are “wholly unjustifiable and irresponsible defiance of the public interest” (4). Kennedy illustrates the steel industry’s defiance by emphasizing the struggle between classes, by contrasting the “sacrifice of every citizen” (15) to the money hungry industrialists,…

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    saved uncountable number of lives, and he emphasized public service. However, people didn’t like him because of his support of the civil rights movement. JFK saved an uncountable number of lives during the short time he was president. He stopped the Cuban Missile Crisis from actually happening. In October 1962 an American U-2 spy plane secretly flew over Cuba and took photos of nuclear missile sites being built by the Soviet Union in Cuba. President Kennedy did not want the Soviet Union and…

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    USS Maine Is To Blame

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    in 1897. In December of 1897, the Maine went south to Florida and then toward Cuba. The USS Maine arrived in Havana’s harbor in January of 1898. The reason it was sent to Cuba was because the United States did not know what the status of the Cuban…

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    The Importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis Throughout history, there have been many important events, but few of these events possessed the potential to end the world as we know it. Imagine living in a radioactive wasteland like that of Chernobyl. That very well might have been the fate of the United States of America if the Cuban Missile Crisis resulted in a different outcome. John F. Kennedy, President of the United States at the time, faced the difficult task of handling America’s Cold War…

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