The more we find out about this perilous face-off, the closer it appears we were to a nuclear catastrophe. New research by Robert Norris and Hans Kristensen for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, found that there were 158 Soviet nuclear warheads...
It is just over thirty years since, as historian at the JFK Library, I listened for the first time to the then classified recordings of the Cuban missile crisis White House meetings of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (ExComm).
Christian Science Monitor
ments 50 years after Cuba Missile Crisis, US influence in hemisphere waning Investment from emerging economies like China and Russia are diminishing Latin America's reliance on the United States, making it more difficult for Washington to isolate...
The exhibition will run at the National Archives building until February