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Remembering the Cuban missile crisis, with humility



Type:   Contribution à un site web
Titre:   Remembering the Cuban missile crisis, with humility
Auteur(s):   Pelopidas, Benoît (Auteur)
In:   European Leadership Network
Date de publication:   2014-11-11
Mots-clés:   [en] Cuban missile crisis, nuclear weapons
Résumé:   [en] The so-called “Cuban missile crisis” is turning 52, but it is certainly not forgotten; on the contrary, almost everyone seems to have an opinion on it. It even made it into a clever super-hero blockbuster, X-Men First Class in 2011. At a time when forgetting is a threat to global nuclear safety and security, this widespread memorialization is unduly reassuring. For sure the crisis appears as a special event worth learning from. But memory is not enough...