The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962Overt Confrontation, Covert Diplomacy and Downright Luck

Type Chapter
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLandmark Negotiations from Around the World
Subtitle of host publicationLessons for Modern Diplomacy
EditorsEmmanuel Vivet
Place of PublicationMortsel, Belgium
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781780689463
ISBN (Print)9781780688510
Publication statusPublished - 26 Oct 2019
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This chapter is part of a book that s together the subject areas of history and negotiation studies. It focuses on their overlap and analyses past and present negotiations, applying the latest concepts of negotiation studies: a summary of each negotiation focusing on the chain of events is followed by a critical analysis cross-referencing the facts to modern negotiation theory concepts.


  • Negotiations, Diplomacy, Nuclear War, Cuban Missile Criris, John F. Kennedy, Cold War, Soviet Union, Fidel Castro, Nikita Khruschev, Detrerrence, Detente