Tag Archives: Cuban Missile Crisis
“The world marks the passing of a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for nearly six decades. Fidel Castro’s legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and the denial of fundamental human rights.” President-elect Donald J. … Continue reading
It is ironic that the U.S. victory in forcing Soviet land based missiles out of Cuba in 1962, will now be reversed with Russian nuclear submarines in Cuban waters. Continue reading
Russian/Iranian actions in Syria represent a major gamble based on the perception of American weakness. An initial strong and swift response now will prevent the need for a riskier response in the future. Continue reading
The end of the Cold War in 1991, an event often heralded as an ideological victory for anti-communists and conservatives, brought about numerous calls for the creation of official landmarks, museums, and monuments as commemoration of this juncture in not only U.S. history, but global history as well. From Berlin to California, independent groups and various governmental entities designated sites to enable present and future generations to remember the events that for almost half a century shaped the nature of global conflicts.