The Cuban Missile Crisis
Fifty years ago, The Cuban Missile Crisis made a historic event which put many countries in the world on panic of a nuclear war. United States and Russia nearly started a third world war during The Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. The Cuban Revolution, Communism, and military competition, were causes that put the world at the edge of a disastrous third world war. However, that was not the effect, thanks to the President at that time who was John F Kennedy and Premier Nikita Khrushchev who had agreed not to initiate a disastrous war between countries.
The Revolution in Cuba played an essential role during the crisis. In 1959, nobody ever thought see a Marxist regime during this year. However, a large amount of Cubans idolized Castro and supported his new government and promises when he first enters to the island. At that time, there was so much conflict to Castro’s campaign; however, he started to create a Committee for Defense of the Revolution to be sure he was safe from any American attack or invasion. At that time, Castro had taken away lands, private properties, businesses and many other earnings that were owned by American business people, and this enraged America. Moreover, The United States was also angered when Castro’s nationalistic speeches became progressively more against Americans. Finally, The United States lead by John F Kennedy decided to stop the Cuban regimen and prepare an invasion which led to the Bay of Pigs.
Communism was a major threat to America due to the fact they were a democratic country. In spring of 1960, United States sent a skilled group that formed part of armed Cuban exiles. The main plan was to make a wise and simple attack to Castro’s government. In addition, a similar strategy was executed in Guatemala and it was very effective and Americans thought that was going to be the same in Cuba. However, the mission which was approved by President John F Kennedy was a failure. The Cuban exiles were discovered...