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The decisions and leadership styles of these individual men during the cuban missile crisis, especially kennedy and khrushchev, would avert possible world nuclear disaster the cuban missile crisis culminated through a series of events that, as previously mentioned, began with the identification by us intelligence of soviet missile technology. The cuban missile crisis: was kennedy's way the in attempting to evaluate kennedy's decision to initially president john kennedy was forced to respond out of. A study of the cuban missile crisis really gets to the heart of the difficult decisions put forth before leaders president of the united states john f kennedy. President john f kennedy and his advisors must come up with a plan of action against the soviets kennedy is determined to show that he is strong enough to stand up to the threat, and the pentagon advises us military strikes against cuba--which could lead the way to another us invasion of the island.
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