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  • "The storyline is a lot easier that Kennedy stood steely-resolved, faced Khrushchev down and that's it," said Mr. Allison, a professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and former senior defense adviser to several Democratic and Republican administrations. "If you hang tough enough, the other guy will eventually yield — that is actually the lesson that became part of the popular mythology."

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  • "Take Iran, which I have called a Cuban Missile Crisis in slow motion," said Graham Allison, author of the groundbreaking study of governmental decision-making, "Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis."

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