During the administration of United States President John F. Kennedy, the Cold War reached its most dangerous state, and the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) came to the edge of nuclear war in what was known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. What was the Cold War? What started the tensions between the United States and the USSR? What actions were taken and how were the problems resolved? All of these
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Cuba. Castro felt differently about the inspections. He wouldn’t allow them. The inspections weren’t needed. U.S. aerial reconnaissance planes revealed that the missile bases were being dismantled.
The Cuban Missile Crisis had ended. Nuclear war had been averted, but the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis didn’t end the Cold War. The Cold War didn’t “end” until the early nineties, when Mikhail Gorbechev and George Bush ended the superpower rivalry.