Cuban Missile Crisis
In October 1962, the U.S. and Soviet Union brought the world to the brink of nuclear war during the thirteen days of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Today, we can look to the crisis as a prime example of the threat nuclear weapons pose to global security. Following is analysis and opinion from Ploughshares Fund staff, grantees and guests about the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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Blake Narendra pushes back against the idea of stepping away from a vital arms control treaty with Russia. http://t.co/fIiXXl5ECO — 3 days 22 hours ago
John Bolton’s call for new #nukes doesn't make sense. Here's why: http://t.co/Wwqtbz7NeV http://t.co/6bQfS3X2eW — 4 days 1 hour ago
RT @Cirincione: Good to be back in San Francisco for a few days @plough_shares headquarters in the Presidio. — 5 days 9 min ago
"US tactical nuclear weapons [in Europe] detract from more useful defense initiatives" http://t.co/Bd3Po17Ug9 — 5 days 17 hours ago