Iran Nuclear Standoff and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Shared Mechanisms and Strategies of Conflict Resolution

Author: Joseph Lerner, Edited by: Col. Gordon Forbes (ret.)

Hormuz-RegionalThe Cuban Missile Crisis: the mechanisms of Conflict Resolution that could be utilized in post-Cold War era.

Summary: the thesis of this paper focuses on the similarities between the Iran nuclear standoff and the Cuban Missile Crisis. This paper addresses that similar methodology, mechanisms, strategies and tactics – that were utilized to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis – could be applied to defuse the Iran nuclear standoff. Furthermore, the paper addresses how the energy security and global economic stability could be ensured, within the context of politics and economy of hydrocarbon.

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