The world almost ended in 1983

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The world almost ended in 1983

Post by Pete » Tue May 08, 2018 2:44 pm

THE Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 was terrifying, but at least both sides knew the world was on the brink of catastrophe. As Taylor Downing’s snappily told account lays bare, what arguably made the near-miss of November 9th 1983 worse was that the West had almost no idea the Soviet leadership believed war was imminent.............................

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