An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis: A by David Gioe,Len Scott,Christopher Andrew

By David Gioe,Len Scott,Christopher Andrew

This edited quantity addresses the most classes and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile main issue from an international perspective.

Despite the discoveries of contemporary learn, there's nonetheless even more to be printed concerning the dealing with of nuclear guns ahead of and through the Cuban Missile hindrance (CMC). that includes contributions from a few eminent foreign students of nuclear background, intelligence, espionage, political technological know-how and chilly battle stories, An overseas heritage of the Cuban Missile Crisis studies and displays on one of many serious moments of the chilly struggle, focussing on 3 key areas.

First, the amount highlights the significance of reminiscence as an important origin of historic figuring out and demonstrates how occasions that count purely on old files grants deceptive bills. This specialize in reminiscence extends the scope of the prevailing literature by way of exploring hitherto ignored elements of the CMC, together with an research of the operational points of Bomber Command job, explored via reminiscences of the aircrews that problem money owed in keeping with reputable documents. The editors then pass directly to discover facets of intelligence whose achievements and failings have more and more been recognized to be of significant significance to the origins, dynamics and results of the missile trouble. reviews of hitherto missed agencies similar to the united states protection Intelligence business enterprise (DIA) and the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) either expand our realizing of British and American intelligence equipment during this interval and improve our figuring out of key episodes and tests within the missile crisis.?Finally, the booklet explores the danger of nuclear struggle and appears at how shut we got here to nuclear conflict.? the danger of inadvertent use of nuclear guns is evaluated and a brand new proposed framework for the research of nuclear danger recommend. ?

This quantity may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of intelligence stories, foreign heritage, international coverage, safeguard stories and IR often.

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