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Mass Destruction

Daniel Bessner Boston Review
A Review: Every Citizen a Statesman: The Dream of a Democratic Foreign Policy in the American Century, by David Allen, Harvard University Press

The Endgame of the Cuban Missile Crisis

William Burr & Leopoldo Nuti National Security Archive
Most of the documents in this posting are never-before-published records discovered at the U.S. National Archives among the State Department’s central files and the records of the U.S. Embassy in Rome.

The Cuban Missile Crisis @ 60

Edited by Peter Kornbluh National Security Archive
Documents Record how Kennedy Administration Buried Quid Pro Quo that Resolved Missile Crisis Letters Implicate President Kennedy as Author of Political Attack On U.N. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson

Biden’s International 'Summit for Democracy' Not a Very Good Idea

David Adler and Stephen Wertheim The Guardian
Then US Vice-President Joe Biden and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Germany in 2015. To undo the damage Trump has wrought at home and abroad, the US must move past outdated foreign policy ideas and resist traveling further down a failed course that divides the world into hostile camps, and prioritizes confrontation over cooperation.

"In Difficult Times": The Tango of Normalization

Rafael Hernandez Cuba US People to People Partnership
To what extent will the emerging political context of elections in the US really allow agreements to be awakened and the tango of relations with Cuba to be re-launched?
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