In conclusion, Cuban missile crisis was the moment that may change the face of the world today, if it was not handled with clear-mindedness and full of consideration. Kennedy as the second youngest President of the United States had convinced the world that diplomacy could be more efficient than nuclear bomb if addressed in a proper manner and profound discretion. As Sun Tzu said that: “the supreme art of war is to
subdue the enemy without fighting”10, Kennedy has undoubtedly won the highest price against his own General on the competition of how to use the best strategy to win the war, despite the fact that they were taught to mastered it. He was the true liberalist who contribute for people in developing sufficient military power, but at the same time he also a global leader who working hard tailored diplomacy to end the Cuban Missile Crisis toward peace for the mankind. Kennedy also promotes optimistic notion that every man, woman, and child have the right to live under a free nuclear accident. He also challenges his fear about defending the U.S interest, besides he promote peace under the skepticism and consequentialism of his General. It has been fifty-four years since the Cuban missile crisis, but Kennedy legacy will remain exist in international upheaval toward everlasting peace to the world at large.
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