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Return to Bermuda, October–December 1953

John W. Young

in Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the Bermuda conference and a three-power foreign ministers' conference, which took place in mid-October and December 1953, respectively. The foreign ministers' conference ... More


Risk in the Rhineland

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On Saturday March 7, 1936, Adolf Hitler marched German troops into the demilitarized zone on the Rhine's left bank and, in doing so, launched his boldest “Saturday Surprise” to date. Against the more ... More


The United States, Nicaragua, and World War II, 1939–1941

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the declaration of neutrality by the US and the American republics as agreed upon in the Panama Meeting of Foreign Ministers. In the face of war, the policy of good neighbour ... More


Introduction

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces Edvard Beneš as a foreign minister during the rise of the Czechoslovak Republic, and as the second president during the fall at Munich. Beneš's person attracted journalists ... More


The Minister

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter states that Beneš was the only foreign minister in Europe between the wars who remained in control of Czechoslovak diplomacy as long as he was in office. He was soon acquainted with the ... More


The First Israeli Foreign Minister

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/9780198279945.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The news about the decisions taken by the provisional government and the central committees of Mapai and other parties on 12 and 13 May 1948, to establish the State of Israel spread quickly in the ... More


The Mechanics of European Political Co-operation

Simon J. Nuttall

in European Political Co-operation

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273189
eISBN:
9780191684005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273189.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter describes how the European Political Co-operation (EPC), the foreign policy arm of the European Community (EC), is organized and what it does today. For the first 17 years of its ... More


An Outside View

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes Beneš's intuitive awareness of the broad movements of international affairs, which was naturally centred on Europe. The Czechoslovak foreign minister took little notice of the ... More


The Politics of the Castle

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about how Masaryk, as the foreign minister, proposed Beneš as his successor arguing that he was capable of conducting the affairs of the state in the spirit of the founders. Many ... More


The Third Position and the Price of Success

in In the Shadow of Perón: Juan Atilio Bramuglia and the Second Line of Argentina's Populist Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757928
eISBN:
9780804779630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757928.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reviews the characteristics of Argentine foreign policy during the years 1946–49. It examines the significance of the so-called “Third Position” in the international sphere, focusing on ... More


The Moscow Council, March–April 1947

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It was generally anticipated that the Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Moscow would be ‘the most momentous session’ of the Council and that its failure to bring progress on Germany would bring ... More


Dealing Sensibly with Established Fact

Daniel F. Harrington

in Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 12 charts the diplomatic effects of the airlift’s unexpected success: Stalin’s decision to abandon the blockade, the Jessup-Malik talks, and the Paris Council of Foreign Ministers meeting. ... More


Early Discord

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the early postwar months, very little was achieved by way of implementing the Potsdam Agreement. Indeed, Ernest Bevin thought that the time had not yet come to take major political and ... More


The Paris Council, April–July 1946

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On April 25, 1946, The Times reported that the Paris meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers was ‘the last chance which the allies will have of working together to set up a new world order’. ... More


The London Council, November–December 1947

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The fifth Council of Foreign Ministers, and the last that was to be held for eighteen months, has generally been recognised as a failure. The changed international climate that George Marshall's ... More


The Exiles' Triumph?

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the sequence of misfortunes the Habsburg dynasty went through when Beneš was posted as the foreign minister. Beneš told the visitors that Czechoslovaks had nothing to fear ... More


Media, Propaganda, Consensus and the Soviet Union, 1941–8

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the gyrations of British propaganda and media from the 1941 forging of the Anglo-Soviet alliance, through the wartime honeymoon and into the post-war deterioration of the ... More


Willingness

Daniel F. Harrington

in Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 2 describes the deterioration of Allied relations in Germany, 1945-48, the division of Germany, and the sources of Stalin’s willingness to blockade Berlin. These included the failure of the ... More


A Falcon Trapped in a Canary’s Cage

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides background information on the education and early political career of King Abdullah of Jordan. Abdullah was educated and received his military training in Constantinople and the ... More


Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Daniel Harrington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No place symbolizes the Cold War more than Berlin. This book examines the “Berlin question” from its origin in wartime plans for the occupation of Germany through the Paris Council of Foreign ... More


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