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Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis news and analysis from The Nation
August 23, 2017
What the Cuban Missile Crisis Can Teach Us About the North Korean Missile Crisis
To avoid catastrophe, Kennedy turned to diplomacy. Trump would be wise to do the same.
Martin J. Sherwin
October 19, 2016
Normalization of Relations With Cuba Is All But Irreversible Now
President Obama’s new directive mandates positive engagement, as opposed to perpetual hostility, as the new modus operandi.
August 17, 2015
Our Man in Havana: John Kerry Begins a New Era
The most significant and contentious issue remains the US embargo.
April 14, 2015
Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle
The choice is either a New Détente or a more perilous Cold War.
Stephen F. Cohen
March 23, 2015
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January 6, 2015
We Survived the Cuban Missile Crisis for This?
Our bloated national security state would boggle the mind of anyone who grew up under the Cold War’s nuclear threat.