Results of cuban missile crisis

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  • Results of cuban missile crisis
    • dangers of using brinkmanship in an era of nuclear weapons
    • kennedy's attempt to remove castro failed = communist neighbour
    • khruschev humiliated as he had to back down
      • sov armed forces never forgave him = led to his dismissal in 1964
    • kennedy's damaged reputation because of bay of pigs fiasco but was seen as an overall victory
    • showed relations needed to improve = first step towards detente
    • established hotline between US and USSR 1963
    • Nuclear Test Ban Treaty 1963
      • no nuclear testing above ground or below water


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