New PDF release: America in the Age of Soviet Power, 1945-1991 (Cambridge

By Warren I. Cohen

ISBN-10: 0521381932

ISBN-13: 9780521381932

ISBN-10: 0521483816

ISBN-13: 9780521483810

This can be a chic and concise historical past of yank international kin in the course of the chilly conflict period, in line with the latest American, chinese language, and Soviet literature, written from a post-Cold battle viewpoint. all the significant international coverage concerns, together with the origins of the Soviet-American clash; the extension of the war of words to Asia, the center East, and in different places at the outer edge; wars in Korea and Vietnam; crises concerning the Taiwan Straits, Berlin, and Cuba; the increase and fall of detente; imperial overreach; and the severe roles of Reagan and Gorbachev within the Eighties are conscientiously analyzed and obviously defined.

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UN control, and the inspection that entailed, would preclude research on weapon development, conceivably leaving the United States as the only nation with that capability. Before the United Nations had an opportunity to consider the plan, it was modified by presidential adviser Bernard Baruch to include sanctions not subject to the veto, leaving the security of the Soviet Union at the mercy of a United Nations easily dominated by the United States and its friends. Not surprisingly, the Soviets rejected the "Baruch Plan" when it was introduced in June 1946.

Perhaps worst of all was the uncertainty about the direction in which the Germans would move, whether they might ultimately choose to align themselves with the Soviet Union. None of Truman's advisers imagined a Soviet attack on the United States or Western Europe. Kennan, despite rhetorical flourishes that obscured his intent, was arguing for the existence of a political threat. Most of the others were contemptuous of existing Soviet power, secure in America's nuclear monopoly. But all of them recognized the importance of Western Europe to the United States.

Not surprisingly, the Soviets rejected the "Baruch Plan" when it was introduced in June 1946. George Kennan, the foreign service officer who emerged as the leading American specialist on the Soviet Union, found his government depressingly slow to understand Soviet objectives and the need to be firm in resisting Stalin. In February 1946, from Moscow, he sent a long reflective cable, which made the rounds of Washington. He described the Soviet leaders as driven by the needs of the political system they had created and their own insecurities to expand their influence and power as far as other nations would permit.

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