THE COLD WAR.
Discusses its dominance in world affairs. The United States and the Soviet Union engaged in ideological, political and economic battle. Use of poor, underdeveloped Third World nations in the battle between the two super powers. Major events of the Cold War. Collapse of the Soviet Union. Nuclear threat.
Cuban Missle Crisis
Argues that the leadership of John F. Kennedy was tested during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. The creation of the ExComm, together with JFK's own willingness to heed advice, take responsibility for decisions, and explore all options may well have spared the world from nuclear disaster.
THE WARREN REPORT.
Critical analysis of shortcomings of Warren Commission's investigation into 1963 assassination of President Kennedy.
An analysis of nuclear proliferation in India, Pakistan, and the Middle East as viewed through the prisms of realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Differences in the arguments based on their particular thinking.
The Cold War
This paper provides an analysis of John Lewis Gaddis’ book The Cold War: A New History that provides a defense of U.S. policy and policymakers during the five-decade long conflict between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union.
Examines political & global origins of Cold War & the nuclear build-up, films reflecting nuclear fear, Cuban Missile Crisis.
Strangelove in Post-Cold War America
A brief disccussion of the themes in Stanley Kubrick's Cold War film "Dr Strangelove" as they relate to today's society. Kubrick's film as a cautionary tale.