Cuban Missile Crisis Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Oct 30, 2022

France’s President Emmanuel Macron may have a penchant for ambivalence — he often adds en meme temps (“at the same time”) to a declarative sentence — but, on the matter of Armageddon, he is unambiguous, as in his remarks on…

by | Oct 7, 2022

As the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis approaches, we can expect the usual media plaudits for President John F. Kennedy, his brother Robert Kennedy, and the so-called members of ExComm — the executive committee of the National Security…

by | Sep 9, 2022

In September 1964 — 58 years ago — Robert F. Kennedy resigned as attorney general to prepare to run for a Senate seat in New York. Kennedy’s name is emblazoned on the Department of Justice’s building in the nation’s capital….

by | Jan 16, 2022

In mid-December, at the same time Russian troops were massing on Russia’s border with Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sent a draft treaty to NATO proposing severe limitations on what NATO can do in its members who have joined…

by | Aug 14, 2020

Thursday Oooh. It’s dark and dreary this morning. Unusual for glorious Beverly Hills. I got up, put on my swimsuit, put in my earplugs, and swam for about half an hour in my sinfully warm pool. I swam on my…

by | Apr 8, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently denied that Russia was trying to create “another Syria” in Venezuela. Given Lavrov’s track record, we have to conclude that is precisely what Russia is doing. We weren’t sufficiently paranoid about Syria. No one…

by | Feb 8, 2017

Nobody much noticed, but we just had a new Cuban Missile Crisis. Remember the last one? The Soviets tried to place missiles in Cuba and we interdicted the Russian ships. For a moment it looked like WWIII but then Khrushchev…

by | Dec 1, 2016

I applaud President-elect Trump’s statement on Cuba. He said, “Today, the world marks the passing of a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for nearly six decades. Fidel Castro’s legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty…

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