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Cuban Missile Crisis: experience of peaceful outcome

In October 1962 the world stood on a brink of the Third World War, perhaps even nuclear war. The world stood closer to Armageddon than at any other moment in history. There was a dangerous confrontation between the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union. The government of the United States discovered that the Soviet Union had secretly stationed nuclear weapons on the island of Cuba,...