Rakove, Robert B.

Kennedy, Johnson, and the Nonaligned World. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012. - 1 online resource (322 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Kennedy, Johnson, and the Nonaligned World; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Maps; Acknowledgments; A Note on Terminology; Abbreviations; Introduction: A Genuine Departure; FROM MELOS TO BANDUNG; THE POLICY OF ENGAGEMENT; 1 ""Walking a Tightrope"": Eisenhower and Nonalignment; THE EISENHOWER OUTLOOK; "ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS POLITICAL TRENDS"; EISENHOWER AND BANDUNG; NEUTRALITY AND MORALITY; ASWAN AND ITS AFTERMATH; STALLING FOR TIME: GOA AND WEST NEW GUINEA; UNDERMINING SUKARNO: INTERVENTION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA; INTO AFRICA; TOWARD THE NEW FRONTIER 2 Rationales for Engagement: The New Frontiersmen Approach NonalignmentJOHN F. KENNEDY; PRAGMATISTS AND CRISIS MANAGERS: BUNDY AND KOMER; LIBERAL AND MODERNIZER: WALT WHITMAN ROSTOW; THE LIBERAL APPOINTEES: BOWLES, WILLIAMS, AND STEVENSON; THE SKEPTICS: RUSK AND BALL; LYNDON JOHNSON AND ENGAGEMENT; THE ERODING CONSENSUS; 3 Conferences Amid Crises: The United States and Nonalignment, 1961-1962; THE BASES OF ENGAGEMENT; THE PROBLEM OF CONFERENCES; THE ROAD TO BELGRADE; INDECISION AT BELGRADE; THE AFTERMATH; THE BILATERAL ANTIDOTE; THE CAIRO ECONOMIC CONFERENCE; 1962: THE TURNING OF THE TIDE? 4 ""Getting the Worst of Both Worlds"": The United States and Colonial Conflicts"THIS UNSPEAKABLE CRIME": THE CONGOLESE CATACLYSM; MORE REGRET THAN ANGER: THE CASE OF GOA; THE "HOLDING OPERATION": WEST NEW GUINEA; EVADING THE "FACTS OF LIFE": PORTUGUESE AFRICA; FALL FROM GRACE: THE CAIRO CONFERENCE AND STANLEYVILLE; "GETTING THE WORST OF BOTH WORLDS"; 5 The ""Diffusion of Power"" and the Spread of Regional Conflicts; GHANA CONFRONTS ITS NEIGHBORS; THE MALAYSIAN CONFRONTATION; OUT OF THE ICEBOX, INTO THE FIRE: KENNEDY, JOHNSON, AND EGYPT AYUBS OR NEHRUS?: THE UNITED STATES AND SOUTH ASIA, 1961-1964THE DIFFUSION OF POWER; 6 ""Our Most Difficult Political Battle"": The Question of Aid; "THE ROCK-BOTTOM MINIMUM"; APPLYING THE LESSONS OF ASWAN; THE BACKLASH: 1961-1962; 1963: THE DELUGE; "THE LIMITS OF THE POSSIBLE": AID UNDER JOHNSON; FEEDING "THE HAND THAT BITES": EGYPT AND FOOD AID; "THIS WILL MAKE US LOOK LIKE SCROOGE": INDIA AND FOOD AID; FREEDOM IN POVERTY; SHIFTS IN STRATEGY, SHIFTS IN IMAGE; 7 ""A Heavy Burden for Us to Bear"": The Era of Vietnam; NEUTRALISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 1961-1963 "AN IMPRESSION OF DRIFT": THE DECLINE OF PRESIDENTIAL DIPLOMACYTHE EVOLUTION OF NONALIGNMENT; THE NONALIGNED STATES AND VIETNAM; RHODESIA AND THE LIMITS OF ENGAGEMENT; "FORTUITOUS WINDFALLS": A SEASON OF COUPS; TOWARD THE BREACH: VIETNAM AND THE NONALIGNED WORLD, 1966-1967; 1967 AND THE AGE OF SOLIDARITY; A NEW ERA; Conclusion: "" A Decent Respect for the Opinions of Mankind""; HOW ENGAGEMENT FALTERED; WHAT ENGAGEMENT REPRESENTED; ENGAGEMENT'S WAKE; Bibliography; Archival Collections; United States; United Kingdom; France; Germany; Government Publications:; United States; Egypt; France Yugoslavia

Examines John F. Kennedy's policy of engaging states that had chosen to remain nonaligned in the Cold War.

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Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Nonalignment -- Developing countries -- History.
Nonalignment -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1963-1969.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries.
World politics -- 1945-1989.


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E840 .R34 2012

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