Cold War: The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 Return to the case study menu
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7a Why did the Prime Minister praise President Kennedy?
7b According to the Foreign Secretary, was war a real possibility?
7c What problems are now facing the British government over disarmament?

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7d The British government is sure of Soviet bad faith. Could the Soviets accuse the British or Americans of bad faith?

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    Notes from a meeting of the British Cabinet looking back at the Cuban Crisis October 1962

    Notes from a meeting of the British Cabinet looking back at the Cuban Crisis October 1962
    Notes from a meeting of the British Cabinet looking back at the Cuban Crisis October 1962 Notes from a meeting of the British Cabinet looking back at the Cuban Crisis October 1962