It was what many consider the most dangerous moment the world has ever faced: the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, which saw the United States square off over nuclear missiles stationed by the Soviet Union in Cuba.
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The Cuban model doesn’t even work for us anymore,” Fidel Castro told The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg in a rare 2010 interview. Goldberg had asked whether Castro still sought to export his communist system to a Latin... more ››
The situation today is fundamentally different from what it was 50 years ago. An increasing number of unpredictable states demand a presence and voice in the global arena at a time when the United States, and all the more so... more ››
Contrary to popular belief, the Cuban missile crisis did not end with the agreement between the US and Soviet Union in October, 1962. Unknown to the US at the time, there were 100 other nuclear weapons also in the hands of Cuba,... more ››