Chris Belland's - "Hindsights & Insights"
Sunday, October 21, 2012
From Cuba to Iran-- are the lessons from 50 years ago still valid?

Fifty years ago this week, the United States was eyeball to eyeball with the Soviet Union over IRBMs (Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missiles) being installed on the island nation of Cuba, just 90 miles from our shores. The stakes were high and I remember it well. Given the state of the world today, I would be remiss if I let it pass without comment.

I was only 14 at the time...

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