• Cold War and Us Diplomacy
    kind of aggressive action. Assess, in Conclusion, the Advantages and Disadvantages of the Particular Doctrine that was followed. When you step back and analyze the doctrine of flexible response, it is clear that this gave the United State the ability to improve their ties with allies and it...
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  • Cold War
    ; The Bay of Pigs in 1961, The Vietnam War in 1962, and The Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Although The Bay of Pigs and the United States involvement in Vietnam were seen as major efforts that supremely impacted U.S. foreign policy, it was the Cuban Missile Crisis that almost brought the United States...
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  • The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy
    against the Soviet Union with nuclear weapons if any Cuban missiles were used against an American nation” (Hermes, 2001, p. 595). These events effectively led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. According to Roskin (2010), Kennedy’s doctrine was to “Respond flexibly to communist expansion, especially to...
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  • The Historical Investigation
    reports 1 2 3 4 5 7 7 8 3. An investigation comparing a film and a written account of a historical event 9 4. An investigation into local history 10 The Historical Investigation: Assessed Examples Example 1: How significant was Fidel Castro’s role in the Missile Crisis of 1962? 11 11...
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  • IA Guide
    . and Soviet Generals Recount the Cuban Missile Crisis. (Chicago: Edition Q, 1994) 1. 8 Ibid, 28. 9 Ibid, 66. 10 Ibid, 67. 5 Diploma Programme History, Internal Assessment TSM, March 2004 13 Example 1 artillery to fire. Instead, what is most likely to have happened was that the...
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  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
    Contemporary Diplomacy Essay: The Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) During the Cold War, the Soviet Union represented socialism and the USA and its NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) allies represented capitalism. The world was divided between these ideologies, with United States...
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  • Cold War
    to disaster in the Bay of Pigs, but to notable success in the Cuban Missile Crisis. The outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 was twofold: On the one hand, by treating the stationing of medium-range strategic missiles in Cuba by the Soviet Union as a serious challenge, and by forcing their...
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  • Diffusion of the Cold War
    Extended Essay Subject: History The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War To what extent was the Cuban Missile Crisis responsible for diffusing the Cold War by forcing communication between the Soviet Union and the United States? Table of Contents Title Page...
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  • Cuba
    sweeping conclusions. It is a dubious if common practice to generalize from a single instance. But I will offer a couple of observations. The first is this. The Cuban missile crisis was probably the most direct confrontation there has been in the nuclear age. Yet both participants behaved in a relatively...
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  • History
    Iron Curtain Speech, both in 1946. In this respect the Berlin Blockade was seen as the first real test of western resolve following these declarations. Question 3 ‘The Korean War was more significant in the spread of the Cold War outside Europe than the Cuban Missile Crisis’. How far do you agree...
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  • The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy
    administration. However the major drawback of President Reagan's "doctrine" was that it antagonized some of the other countries. Assess, in conclusion, the advantages and disadvantages of the particular doctrine that was followed. In conclusion the advantages of the Reagan doctrine are the...
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  • Karmakar
    followed by high tension which could have led to war. The most tense involved the Berlin Blockade (1948–1949), the Korean War (1950–1953), the Suez Crisis (1956), the Berlin Crisis of 1961, the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962), the Vietnam War (1959–1975), the Yom Kippur War (1973), the Soviet war in...
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  • Cuban Missle
    Tuesday, January 02, 2007 Cuban Missile Crisis Essay Examine the ‘Cuban Missile Crisis’ with particular reference to its origins and conclusions. In my examination of the origins of the ‘Cuban Missile Crisis’ I will primarily explain some history predating the 1959 Cuban Revolution but then...
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  • Leadership on Kennedy
    remove missiles from Turkey. It was Kennedy’s success that the problem was solved in peace, but it showed that the danger of nuclear war is really close. The Cuban Missile Crisis made Kennedy to seek new opportunities to finish Cold War. On June 1963 at American University he gave one of the most...
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  • Paper Exam 2 History Ib
    communist policies into Cuba, which worsened his relations with the US. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a direct consequence of this. Beyond 1962, mention could be made of Castro’s policies in Africa as well as in Latin America. His role in the Non-Aligned Movement could also be mentioned. Kennedy’s time...
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis
    some sort and the possibility of invasion and air strike was held in reserve throughout the crisis. However, a blockade to prevent further missiles reaching Cuba emerged as the preferred solution. A blockade, accompanied by demands for the removal of the existing missiles, offered various advantages...
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  • The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy
    and trade. (Darnish, 2003, Para. 4) 4. “Assess, in conclusion, the advantages and disadvantages of the particular doctrine that was followed” (Strayer University, 2012, Course Guide). The advantages of Nixon’s doctrine were no American casualties since the U.S. would not send over their...
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    , Domino Theory, Ngo Diem, Kennedy, Johnson, hawks and doves, Nixon, vietnamization, Cultural Revolution, arms race, proliferation, Reagan, Brezhnev Doctrine, social, cultural implications of Cold War, Russification, ideological differences, Monroe Doctrine; Berlin Crisis 1961; Cuban Missile Crisis...
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  • Cold War-A very short introduction
    . According to this hopeful logic, soon tagged the doctrine of Mutually Assured Destruction (or MAD), the possession by each superpower of huge nuclear stockpiles actually enhanced global security by rendering nuclear conflict irrationally self-destructive for each. The Cuban Missile Crisis deserves...
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  • Cw Rev Notes
    America. He also backed the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion, which ultimately led to the Cuban missile crisis. In 1963, after Kennedy had spent roughly 1,000 days in office, he was assassinated, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson took office. Nikita Khrushchev The head of the Soviet Communist Party and...
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