Iran Nuclear Standoff and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Shared Mechanisms and Strategies of Conflict Resolution
Author: Joseph Lerner, Edited by: Col. Gordon Forbes (ret.)
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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