What Lessons Learnt from the Cuban Missile Crisis Can Be Applied to Iran in This Present Day ?
So, in both situations, nuclear war was imminent- and both nations were (in Iran’s case, still is) under a severe dictatorship, either military or theocratic. The U.S.A. had already had some turbulent history with both these nations, causing tension to build up. If there is one thing one shouldn’t get in the way of, it is American’s interests. Cuba took up the challenge, and Iran is in the process of doing exactly that. However, Cuba was an immediate neighbour of the U.S. in a communist regime, while Iran is situated close to the U.S’s allies, which basically means one thing… They are a threat to their main petrol suppliers. So, in the case of Cuba, the U.S. wouldn’t allow a fervent communist regime so close to home, while in Iran, the war between the Shiites and the Sunnis was playing an overwhelming role in how decisions would be made. The way the Obama administration is dealing with Iran is