By David Gioe,Len Scott,Christopher Andrew
This edited quantity addresses the most classes and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile quandary from an international perspective.
Despite the discoveries of modern examine, there's nonetheless even more to be published in regards to the dealing with of nuclear guns prior to and through the Cuban Missile predicament (CMC). that includes contributions from a few eminent foreign students of nuclear background, intelligence, espionage, political technology and chilly conflict experiences, An foreign heritage of the Cuban Missile Crisis studies and displays on one of many severe moments of the chilly warfare, focussing on 3 key areas.
First, the amount highlights the significance of reminiscence as an important beginning of ancient knowing and demonstrates how occasions that count purely on old documents grants deceptive debts. This specialize in reminiscence extends the scope of the present literature by means of exploring hitherto overlooked points of the CMC, together with an research of the operational facets of Bomber Command task, explored via memories of the aircrews that problem debts in response to reliable documents. The editors then move directly to discover features of intelligence whose achievements and failings have more and more been known to be of valuable value to the origins, dynamics and results of the missile quandary. reports of hitherto ignored agencies akin to the U.S. safety Intelligence company (DIA) and the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) either expand our realizing of British and American intelligence equipment during this interval and enhance our knowing of key episodes and exams within the missile crisis.?Finally, the ebook explores the chance of nuclear warfare 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 could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of intelligence reviews, overseas background, overseas coverage, defense reports and IR typically.
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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