(Photo: President Kennedy meets with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in the Oval Office (October 18, 1962)))
Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.
U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program
WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Western powers said on Saturday their missile attacks struck at the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program, but the restrained assault appeared unlikely to halt Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s progress in the 7-year-old civil war.