Cuban crisis missiles and the role of john f Kennedy
( Cuban crisis missiles and the role of john f Kennedy)
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This crisis occurred when America’s U-2 spy plane discovered Soviet Union’s missile plants in Cuba. The national security assistant, McGeorge Bundy informed President Kennedy about the discovery in 1962 October 16th. President Kennedy met secretly with his advisors to discuss the discovery as he did not want the enemy to discover that he knew about their weapons. This took place when there was intense tension between the United States and the Soviet Union in what was known as the cold war. Kennedy decided to handle this issue secretly as he did not want to cause tension across the world since the rivalry of the two nations affected the peace and stability of the whole world (Stern, 2012) …
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