New PDF release: An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis: A

By David Gioe,Len Scott,Christopher Andrew

ISBN-10: 0415732174

ISBN-13: 9780415732178

ISBN-10: 1138183652

ISBN-13: 9781138183650

This edited quantity addresses the most classes and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile difficulty from an international perspective.

Despite the discoveries of contemporary learn, there's nonetheless even more to be printed in regards to the dealing with of nuclear guns sooner than and through the Cuban Missile hindrance (CMC). that includes contributions from a few eminent overseas students of nuclear heritage, intelligence, espionage, political technological know-how and chilly conflict reviews, An foreign heritage of the Cuban Missile Crisis stories and displays on one of many serious moments of the chilly conflict, focussing on 3 key areas.

First, the quantity highlights the significance of reminiscence as a necessary beginning of historic knowing and demonstrates how occasions that count purely on ancient documents provides deceptive bills. This concentrate on reminiscence extends the scope of the prevailing literature through exploring hitherto missed points of the CMC, together with an research of the operational facets of Bomber Command task, explored via reminiscences of the aircrews that problem bills according to authentic documents. The editors then pass directly to discover points of intelligence whose achievements and failings have more and more been acknowledged to be of imperative significance to the origins, dynamics and results of the missile difficulty. reviews of hitherto ignored corporations resembling the united states safeguard Intelligence company (DIA) and the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) either expand our knowing of British and American intelligence equipment during this interval and improve our realizing of key episodes and checks within the missile crisis.?Finally, the e-book 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 probability recommend. ?

This quantity may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of intelligence reviews, foreign background, overseas coverage, protection reports and IR typically.

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