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Unformatted text preview: -Mount a full-scale military invasion. -Attempt a naval blockade of Cuba. I dont believe we have considered the consequencesI dont know quite what kind of a world we live in after weve struck Cuba, and we, weve started itHow, how do we stop at that point? SecDef Robert McNamara. Despite the administrations management efforts, the crisis came close to spinning out of control before it ended. White House advisor Theodore Sorenson. JFK Announcement -Placed a blockage on Cuba. -Warned Soviets of attack if missile fired. -Brink of nuclear war. Back from the Brink -Soviel missiles removed from Cuba. -US promises not to invade Cuba. -Secret agreement for the US to remove missiles from Italy and Turkey....
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- Fall '11