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East Germany's Dual Crisis: Politics and Economics on the Eve of the Wall

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a scene‐setting chapter, explaining postwar Berlin's quadripartite status within the division of Germany, the Berlin Blockade of 1948–49, the 1953 uprising, and the city's exploitation by all ... More


A Reputation for Resolute Action: Eisenhower and Berlin

Danielle L. Lupton

in Reputation for Resolve: How Leaders Signal Determination in International Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747717
eISBN:
9781501747731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747717.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores how Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev viewed the resolve of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, considering Khrushchev's decision making surrounding the 1958 Berlin Crisis. The ... More


A Reputation for Irresolute Action: Kennedy, Berlin, and Cuba

Danielle L. Lupton

in Reputation for Resolve: How Leaders Signal Determination in International Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747717
eISBN:
9781501747731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter studies how Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev viewed the resolve of President John F. Kennedy, looking at Khrushchev's decision making surrounding the Berlin Crisis of 1961 and the Cuban ... More


The Soviet Union versus the United States

Paul C. Avey

in Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter assesses Soviet behavior during the Berlin Crisis. The Soviet Union proceeded cautiously throughout the period of American atomic monopoly. That restraint continued during the Berlin ... More


Thomas Schelling and His Signature Course on Strategic Thinking

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presents a brief summary of Schelling's career with tributes, taking him from NATO, to Washington and then the beginning of his academic career at Yale. From Yale he headed to the RAND ... More


Camelot’s Strategist

Ingo Trauschweizer

in Maxwell Taylor's Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177007
eISBN:
9780813177038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177007.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 4 I assess Taylor’s influence in the Kennedy administration and his contribution to the lack of trust by civilian leaders in the JCS after the Bay of Pigs fiasco. I also discuss Taylor’s ... More


Maxwell Taylor's Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam

Ingo Trauschweizer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177007
eISBN:
9780813177038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Maxwell Taylor’s Cold Wartraces the Cold War career of Maxwell Taylor, a Kennedy White House insider and architect of American strategy in Vietnam. After 1945 Taylor led the U.S. Military Academy, ... More


Atomic Anxieties: Berlin, BOMARCS, and the Bomb, 1961–1962

Asa McKercher

in Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Common Cold War interests united Canada and the United States in the summer of 1961 as a crisis with the Soviet Union over the status of Berlin had the potential to devolve into war. As this chapter ... More


Deploying to England

Ken Young

in The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how the initial arrangements to accommodate the bomb wings of Strategic Air Command provided a basis for unanticipated emergency deployments, beginning with those of the Berlin ... More


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