TITLE

Learning From The Cuban Missile Crisis

PUB. DATE
October 1982
SOURCE
National Review;10/15/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p1260
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the lessons that U.S. has learnt from the missile crisis in Cuba in 1962. According to the prime functionaries of the U.S. administration under former President John F. Kennedy, they never reviewed the nuclear balance between themselves and the Soviet Union. They however gave the conclusion that they had a definite superiority in conventional weapons when used in their part of the world. According to the functionaries, the U.S. dominated the oceans better than the Cubans and the Soviets did during the crisis period.
ACCESSION #
6081190

 

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