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26Aug 15

US orchestra performs in Cuba

The Minnesota Orchestra performed in Cuba in mid-May, breaking the nearly 16-year gap when the last major American orchestra visited the country. The performance happened just a couple of months…

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Belfer Center: International Security Tweets

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    Join digital HKS and @BKCHarvard tomorrow at 7:00 pm at Harvard Bookstore for the launch of Mary Gray’s new book (… https://t.co/nr5mtCXFbE

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    RT @CNN: A group of congressional Democrats is making a renewed push for cybersecurity in the 2020 election in anticipation of attempted Ru…

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    RT @lamamourad: For those interested in the local politics of the Syrian refugee influx in Lebanon, the podcast of my seminar @MiddleEast_H…

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    “The U.S. can negotiate and cooperate even as it carries the standard of liberty,” writes @authorzoellick. “America… https://t.co/80e186jR1b

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Video: Looking Back on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Source: DVIDS

On October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy prevented nuclear weapons shipments from the Soviet Union to Cuba. This became known as the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Interactive: Thirteen Days in October 1962

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