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Cuban Missile Crisis Anniversary

Worries of a Weary Power: The Cuban Missile Crisis... Now

James A. Nathan | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
James A. Nathan

American power might be relevant, but applying it will not be coerced. Like the case of the Cuban Crisis, parties will have to come to an understanding. Negotiating is not the mark of weakness, it's the signature of a successful appreciating of national interests by the parties involved.

The October Missile Crisis, 50 Years Later

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.27.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The days are long gone when what is said or what happens in Havana can disrupt world peace. Now we are marking the 50th anniversary of those events; studies are conducted of the declassified documents, the surviving players are interviewed and come to new conclusions.

U.S. Foreign Policy Debate Agenda -- What About Cuba?

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 12.22.2012 | World
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The newly elected president, Romney or Obama, when discussing U.S. foreign policy for Cuba will need to consider how to help 12 million Cuban neighbors enjoy a better life and be able to secure the support of the millions of Cuban-Americans who have had that opportunity by living in the U.S.

Brothers On Opposite Sides Of Cuban Missile Crisis

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

MIAMI — Julio Castro sat at his uncle's Miami home as President John F. Kennedy came on the television the night of Oct. 22, 1962, to tell the n...

PHOTOS: Relive The Cuban Missile Crisis

Posted 10.20.2012 | World

October marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tense 13 day period in 1962 during which the U.S., Russia and Cuba balanced on the v...