Related Links

Events, Other Resources, Recent Analysis, and Media Coverage


Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis, Then and Now –  JFK Jr. Forum, October 19, 2012 at 4pm.

Cuban Missile Crisis Conference — A 50th Anniversary Retrospective – C-SPAN, October 14, 2012

Other Resources:

The Cuban Missile Crisis +50Foreign Policy

The Armageddon Letters – Balsillie School of International Affairs

Cuban Missile Crisis: Realtime tweets on the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis Foreign Policy and Michael Dobbs, author of ‘One Minute to Midnight’.

The World on the Brink: John F. Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Cuban Missile Crisis Revelations: Kennedy’s Secret Approach to Castro – National Security Archive

The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis: Castro, Mikoyan, Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Missiles of November – National Security Archive

The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis – David Coleman

The National Security Archive – George Washington University

50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis – Wilson Center

Clouds Over Cuba – JFK Presidential Library’s Documentary

Cuban Missile Crisis at 50 – Nuclear Threat Initiative

To The Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis – National Archives

Recent Analysis:

Graham Allison, “50 Years After Cuban Missile Crisis: Closer Than You Thought to World War II”The Christian Science Monitor, October 15, 2012.

Graham Allison, “The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50”Foreign Affairs, July/August 2012.

Bruce J. Allyn, “What the Cuban Missile Crisis Tells Us About Facing Down Enemies Today,”The Atlantic, October 15, 2012.

Nicholas Burns, “Cuban Missile Crisis Holds Lessons for Presidential Race”The Boston Globe, October 10, 2012.

Michael Dobbs, “The Price of a 50-Year Myth”The New York Times, October 15, 2012.

Leslie H. Gelb, “Lessons From the Cuban Missile Crisis” – Council on Foreign Relations, October 22, 2012.

Leslie H. Gelb, “The Myth That Screwed Up 50 Years of U.S. Foreign Policy”Foreign Policy, November 2012.

David Ignatius, “Asking the 3 a.m. question”The Washington Post, October 11, 2012.

Fred Kaplan, “What the Cuban Missile Crisis Should Teach Us,”Slate, October 10, 2012.

Andrei A. Kokoshin, “Reflections on the Cuban Missile Crisis in the Context of Strategic Stability” – Belfer Center Discussion Paper, September 2012.

Joseph S. Nye, “The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50”Project Syndicate, October 8, 2012.

Walter Pincus, “Cuban Missile Crisis Still a Teachable Moment”The Washington Post, October 22, 2012
Joel Rubin, “What the Cuban Missile Crisis Teaches Us About Iran”Huffington Post, October 19, 2012.

Svetlana Savranskaya, “Cuba Almost Became a Nuclear Power in 1962” Foreign Policy, October 10, 2012.

Stephen Sestanovich, “Of Myths and Missiles”Foreign Policy, October 12, 2012.

Mark Thompson, “50 Years Later: The Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis”Time, October 22, 2012.

Janet Thomson, “Cuban Missile Crisis Has Crucial Lessons for Modern Leaders” – CBC News, October 18, 2012.

John Yemma, “The Cuba crisis and the illusion of control”The Christian Science Monitor, October 16, 2012.

Philip Zelikow, “Learn the Cuba Lesson and Seize Initiative”The Financial Times, October 18, 2012.

Media Coverage:

Steven S. Lee, Panelists Compare Cuban Missile Crisis to Present-Day Conflict With IranThe Harvard Crimson, October 22, 2012

Karl Shmavonian, “Thoughts on the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis”Forbes, October 3, 2012

Colleen Walsh, “When Armageddon Loomed”Harvard Gazette, October 3, 2012

Resources: The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Nuclear Danger Today – Nuclear Threat Initiative, October 12, 2012

Graham Allison on Washington Journal – C-SPAN, October 14, 2012