Posts tagged ‘Cuban Missile Crisis’

Putin sends two Tu-160M2 Blackjack bombers to lurk in Venezuela, – much like Nikita did with his missiles in Cuba in October 1962. Has Putin miscalculated Trump’s resolve the same way Khrushchev misjudged Jack Kennedy? 

I was a young paratrooper in the 101st at Fort Campbell that fateful November Friday. The word came in first on the radio,  then on one of our few TV sets….the President was shot in Dallas,….taken to a hospital….

They were gifted in so many ways – with vision, strength, courage, tenacity,…and yet there was a vast reservoir of pure evil in both – just under the surface. I was in high school – maybe a freshman, – when I first learned of the Cuban Revolutionaries fighting for Freedom in the Sierra Maestra Mountains […]