Topic: Cuban Missile crisis.
Bosnia position: Neutral, depends on their way of thinking.
Was neutral because there wasn’t any political problem directly affectingmy country
Otherwise the geographic situation was very close between the conflict areas
Bosnia is communist
Confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side and the United States onthe other; the crisis occurred in October 1962, during the Cold War.
The Cuban and Soviet governments secretly began to build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-rangeballistic nuclear missiles
*The Soviet decision to deploy missiles in Cuba can be broken down into two categories: 1) Soviet insecurity, and 2) the fear of losing Cuba in an invasion.
-What was theimpact of the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Most Americans were shocked when it became public that the Soviets were installing missiles in Cuba. Just like after the September 11 attacks in New York, manywondered why the nation's intelligence community had not known about the installations sooner. President Kennedy was applauded for acting as soon as he could after consulting with his advisers and allies.The blockade of Cuba caused some to fear the threat of WW III and nuclear disaster was right around the corner. Most were glad when the Soviets turned their ships around that were headed to Cuba. Theagreement reached allowed both nations to save some face. Not all the details were made public at the time but, following the Bay of Pigs disaster, the nation was glad to see that JFK could stand up tothe Soviet threat.
1. Khrushchev lost prestige – he had failed. Particularly, China broke from Russia.
2. Kennedy gained prestige. He was seen as the men who faced down theRussians.
3. Both sides had had a fright. They were more careful in future. The two leaders set up a telephone ‘hotline’ to talk directly in a crisis.
4. In 1963, they agreed a Nuclear...