Nuclear Strategic Game Between The United States And The Soviet Union

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It has now been 53 years since the Cuban missile crisis. Even though disaster was averted, the world came too close to destroying itself to let the lessons of October 1962 played from our memories. In this paper, I will show while the nuclear strategic game between the United States and the Soviet union was so dangerous. Good intelligence is crucial to making good decisions in such a dangerous situation. Acquiring that good intelligence pros to be quite dangerous and the Cuban missile crisis. Also complicating matters was the fact that the two leaders of the crisis President Kennedy and Soviet leader Khrushchev, we 're getting catastrophically bad advice from the military experts and ancillary players
After World War II, Stalin locked up all the countries along its western border behind, what Churchill came to call, an iron curtain. Russia had invested millions of lives to defeat in Germany in World War Two and felt entitled to a buffer zone against future invasion. Stalin was suspicious that the Marshall plan was a devious attempt to win back his hard won satellite states from the Soviet Union. The ideological battle lines of the Cold War were drawn by those European countries that participated in the Marshall plan vs. those that shows or were not allowed to.
Some historians think the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima was in reality the first shot of cold war, principally aimed at checking the spread of Soviet communism. If so, Truman got a nice bang for
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