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John Foster Dulles' Nuclear Schizophrenia

Neal Rosendorf

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

John Foster Dulles’ thinking over the issue of nuclear weapons was inconsistent. He registered strong disapproval on moral grounds of the atomic bombing of Japan and warned of the dangerous precedent ... More


Avery Dulles and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Mark S. Massa

in The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the theological role of the most famous twentieth-century Catholic theologian in the United States, Avery Dulles, in shaping the current divisions within the Catholic community ... More


Zionism, Israel and the Middle East

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0022
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews Isaac Altera's Eisenhower and Israel. The literature presents a detailed analysis of U.S. policy toward Israel during the years 1953–7, augmented by a much briefer account of the ... More


“More Royalist than the Queen”: Eisenhower/Dulles Policy toward Africa

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

To contextualize the changes that Kennedy brought to US foreign policy toward Africa, the first chapter reviews the African policies of his predecessor Dwight D. Eisenhower. The ... More


Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Lawrence S. Kaplan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174860
eISBN:
9780813174877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Harold Stassen (1907–2001) is perhaps most famous for running for president of the United States twelve times. At the age of thirty-one, Stassen garnered early accolades as the “boy wonder” governor ... More


Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Suez Crisis

Robert R. Bowie

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter sets the record straight not merely about the reasons for the American response to the crisis but also about the relationship between the President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and his ... More


Supreme Court Rulings

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter brings to the fore the current American perspective on taking away citizenship. In the past, expatriation was mainly enforced as a punishment for un-American activities. Even though ... More


The Struggle over the Sharett Line

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The establishment of the second Ben–Gurion government in November 1955 marked a new phase in Israel's internal politics, but the direction of its foreign policy was still an open question. The main ... More


Repercussions

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the aftereffects of Black Friday throughout east Asia, where jurisdiction over troops, America's supposed superiority complex, and racism were controversial issues. From a U.S. ... More


Defending the American Bases of Hegemony

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 13 examines how the Eisenhower administration handled U.S. foreign policy in east Asia following events such as Black Friday and the Girard case. Eisenhower recognized the need to placate ... More


Covert Capital: Landscapes of Denial and the Making of U.S. Empire in the Suburbs of Northern Virginia

Andrew Friedman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274648
eISBN:
9780520956681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274648.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This spatial and cultural history chronicles how the CIA and other national security institutions that defined US foreign policy in the era of global decolonization created domestic space around ... More


The Most Difficult Post in the Entire Foreign Service

William J. Rust

in Before the Quagmire: American Intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813135786
eISBN:
9780813136844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813135786.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the formulation and execution of U.S. policy in Laos from 1954 to 1956, when Charles W. Yost served as the American chief of mission in Vientiane. Particular attention is paid ... More


Behind the Scenes

William J. Rust

in Before the Quagmire: American Intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813135786
eISBN:
9780813136844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813135786.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Following the November 1957 Vientiane agreement between the RLG and Pathet Lao, Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma traveled to Washington, D.C., to defend his coalition government before skeptical ... More


To Tremble in Fear

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

in Rice in the Time of Sugar: The Political Economy of Food in Cuba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651422
eISBN:
9781469651446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651422.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 5 examines the pressure generated by US rice producers in Congress and within the Eisenhower administration in opposition to Cuban rice production, which in the end did indeed contribute to ... More


Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Avery Cardinal Dulles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The author of this book has written and lectured on a wide range of topics across his career, and for a wide range of audiences. Integrating faith and scholarship, he has created a ... More


Eisenhower and Dulles Exploit U.S. Dominance in Vietnam

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a reinterpretation of the Dwight Eisenhower administration's policy toward Vietnam before and after the Geneva Accords of 1954. It illustrates how the imbalance of power created ... More


Counterinsurgency in the Central Highlands

Thomas L. Ahern

in Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

In October 1961, President John F. Kennedy sent his personal military representative, General Maxwell Taylor, and White House adviser on Vietnam Walt W. Rostow to Saigon for a firsthand assessment. ... More


A Death in March

Kathryn C. Statler

in Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124407
eISBN:
9780813134772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the arrival of Eisenhower's Republican administration in the fight to defeat the communists in Indochina and to secure French support for the EDC. John Foster Dulles was the ... More


The Faith of a Theologian

Avery Cardinal Dulles S.J.

in Believing Scholars: Ten Catholic Intellectuals

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225255
eISBN:
9780823236589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225255.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the relationship of faith and theology from the point of view of Avery Cardinal Dulles, S. J. It claims that the subject has considerable importance because many of the ... More


The Geneva Road

Pang Yang Huei

in Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Held from 26 April to 21 July 1954, the Geneva Conference was significant in providing a major diplomatic platform for the US and China to undertake negotiations and work out differences so as to ... More


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