By David Gioe,Len Scott,Christopher Andrew
This edited quantity addresses the most classes and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile predicament from an international perspective.
Despite the discoveries of modern study, there's nonetheless even more to be printed in regards to the dealing with of nuclear guns earlier than and through the Cuban Missile trouble (CMC). that includes contributions from a couple of eminent overseas students of nuclear background, intelligence, espionage, political technology and chilly warfare reviews, An foreign historical past of the Cuban Missile Crisis experiences and displays on one of many severe moments of the chilly struggle, focussing on 3 key areas.
First, the amount highlights the significance of reminiscence as a vital starting place of historic knowing and demonstrates how occasions that depend merely on historic files delivers deceptive bills. This concentrate on reminiscence extends the scope of the present literature via exploring hitherto missed points of the CMC, together with an research of the operational elements of Bomber Command task, explored via reminiscences of the aircrews that problem money owed in keeping with legit files. The editors then pass directly to discover elements of intelligence whose achievements and failings have more and more been acknowledged to be of imperative value to the origins, dynamics and results of the missile drawback. reports of hitherto ignored firms corresponding to the united states safeguard Intelligence company (DIA) and the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) either expand our knowing of British and American intelligence equipment during this interval and increase our realizing of key episodes and tests within the missile crisis.?Finally, the booklet explores the chance of nuclear battle and appears at how shut we got here to nuclear conflict.? the chance of inadvertent use of nuclear guns is evaluated and a brand new proposed framework for the research of nuclear probability recommend. ?
This quantity may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of intelligence stories, overseas heritage, international coverage, safeguard reviews and IR ordinarily.
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An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis: A 50-year retrospective (Studies in Intelligence) by David Gioe,Len Scott,Christopher Andrew