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Temporizing and Tolerance

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April 23, 1961. The United States has had enough. They have put up with the Russians in Cuba long enough. It’s time for action. After the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of April 17-19 1961, the United States was ready to put on it’s butt-kicking Monroe Doctrine boots. The Doctrine upheld the ideals of US foreign policy with stressed no outside…

Monroe Didn't Forsee the Frogman

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Nikita Khrushchev here is depicted as a Frogman, which was a WWII term for someone who is trained in scuba diving in a military or combat capacity. A “Monroe Doctrine” flag is seen flying above a ship in the background. This refers to the fact that President Kennedy was using the Monroe Doctrine as a justification for action in Cuba at…