50 years after Cuba Missile Crisis, U.S. influence in hemisphere waning

By The Christian Science Monitor
Sunday, October 14, 2012 19:15 EDT
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50 years after Cuba Missile Crisis, US influence in hemisphere waning

It was what many consider the most dangerous moment the world has ever faced: the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, which saw the United States square off over nuclear missiles stationed by the Soviet Union in Cuba. This week marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the tense standoff. And while…

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