Cold War: The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 Return to the case study menu
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Comprehension
2a The Foreign Secretary says that Communism is opportunist and two faced. What examples does he give of this?
2b What is the effect of Russia putting missiles in Cuba?

Analysis and Interpretation
2c How would Khrushchev respond to the accusations in this document?
2d What evidence is there that the Foreign Secretary thinks that the current situation is serious?

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    Part of a speech by the British Foreign Secretary on the reasons for the crisis in Cuba, October 23rd 1962

    Part of a speech by the British Foreign Secretary on the reasons for the crisis in Cuba, October 23rd 1962