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Renewal? Ford, Vladivostok, and Kissinger

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Eager to demonstrate the continuance of détente, Kissinger found that the best means of renewing détente was the conclusion of the SALT II agreement. This chapter illustrates in detail the events ... More


An Illusion of Security: SALT, 1969–1980

Laurence R. Jurdem

in Paving the Way for Reagan: The Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175843
eISBN:
9780813175874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175843.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nixon’s policy of détente eventually led the United States and the Soviet Union to sign an arms agreement in Moscow in 1972 at what became known as the first Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT). ... More


Trust and Mistrust and the American Struggle for Verification of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, 1969–1979

Arvid Schors

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the “politics of dialogue” put on display during the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) from 1969 to 1979 as one of the key components of détente efforts between the ... More


Christianity Confronts Cold War Nixon Policies, 1969–1973

David E. Settje

in Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741337
eISBN:
9780814708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741337.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Christian America's reactions to Richard M. Nixon's own brand of foreign policy, which promised to reduce tension between the United States, the USSR, and the PRC. Nixon ... More


The Cold War root of post-Cold War tension: duality of détente in the 1970s and neo-Cold War in the 1980s

James W. Peterson

in Russian-American Relations in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105783
eISBN:
9781526128553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105783.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

During the late Cold War there was a serious effort by leaders in both capitals to defuse the tension and conflict that characterized their relationship during the 1950s and 60s. Commitments by both ... More


Re-assessing foreign policy 1969–72

Thomas Robb

in A strained partnership?: US-UK relations in the era of detente, 196977

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091759
eISBN:
9781781706985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091759.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter begins with an overview of the main foreign policy aims of each country and an analysis of how foreign policy was created in each capital. From here, this chapter demonstrates the ... More


Moscow, 1972

James Cameron

in Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198727507
eISBN:
9780191793646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727507.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The May 1972 summit in Moscow between Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev was a watershed in the East-West conflict, being the first time a US president had visited the Soviet Union. The two men had ... More


Bonn, Guadeloupe, and Vienna, 1978–9

Kristina Spohr and David Reynolds

in Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198727507
eISBN:
9780191793646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727507.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Soviet-American relations did not sustain the mood of détente created in Moscow in 1972. A second strategic arms limitation agreement (SALT II) was delayed until the Vienna summit of July 1979, and ... More


Introduction

James Cameron

in The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190459925
eISBN:
9780190459956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459925.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introductory chapter outlines an established consensus that the United States’ shift from a policy of nuclear superiority over the Soviet Union to a policy that emphasized arms control, mutual ... More


The Strategist of Balance

Kristina Spohr

in The Global Chancellor: Helmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198747796
eISBN:
9780191810695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747796.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Schmidt had been one of the architects of Ostpolitik—a point often overlooked—but, unlike Brandt, he believed that relations with the Soviet bloc had to be understood in the context of the East–West ... More


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