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The Transformation of American International Power in the 1970s.

By: Zanchetta, Barbara.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (358 p.).ISBN: 9781107465299.Subject(s): Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- History | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1969-1974 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1974-1977 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1977-1981 | United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Transformation of American International Power in the 1970sDDC classification: 327.73009/04 | 327.7300904 LOC classification: E840 .Z36 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; The Transformation of American International Power in the 1970s; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Images; Acknowledgments; Figures; Introduction; Part One,The Remaking of American Global Power, 1969-1976; 1 The Nixon Administration and a "Moment of Beginning"; A New "Era of Negotiation"; The Nixon-Kissinger Strategy; The Nixon White House; 2 The Diplomatic Revolution; A "Flight of Fancy?"; The Sino-Soviet Conflict; "A Moment of Extraordinary Hope"; "We Have Gone through This for Twenty-One Years, and We Have Lived Through It"; "Neither Side Should Seek Hegemony"
3 An "Era of Negotiation" versus the "Supreme Test"SALT: A Necessity, More Than a Choice; The Content and Scope of SALT I; "The Supreme Test"; Toasting with the Soviets, While Escalating in Vietnam; Setting the Course; 4 "Protect Me"; The Troubled Relationship; "Natural Allies"?; Iran Needs "Overkill Capabilities"; The "Continuing Tension"; "A Visit to Iran Is a Serious Proposition"; "Decisions on the Acquisition of Military Equipment Should Be Left Primarily to the Government of Iran"; 5 Détente Questioned; Domestic Challenges: "Essential Equivalence," Jewish Emigration, and ... WATERGATE
The Continuation of Triangular DiplomacyA "Protracted Duel"; "We Were Not Willing To Pay for Détente in the Coin of Our Geopolitical Position"27; Kissinger's Diplomatic Game: Eliminating Soviet Influence from the Middle East; The Limits of Cooperation; 6 The Ford (and Kissinger) Administration; "It Was a National Tragedy that Those who Shared a Similar Strategic Analysis Should Conduct a Civil War Over Tactics"; The Ford Administration's "Renewal"; Continuity: The Vladivostok Agreement; Continuity: Triangular Diplomacy; 7 Defending the Dual Track; Angola Becomes an Issue
The Difficulties in SALT II"No One Will Ever Believe Us Again If We Can't Do This"; The Dual Track and the Legacy of the Nixon-Ford-Kissinger Years; The Necessity of SALT; The Relationship with China; Resisting Soviet Geopolitical Expansion; Part Two Rethinking the Fall of Détente, 1977-1980; 8 The Carter Administration's Ambitious Agenda; The Carter Administration's Initial Agenda; The Carter White House; 9 Initial Shift; Ethiopia or Somalia?; The Ogaden War; 10 Re-Creating the Strategic Triangle; The US-Chinese Relationship "Was Put in the Back Burner"; The Rise of Brzezinski's Influence
"The United States Has Made Up Its Mind""It Is in the Arms Control Field that I Feel We Should Place the Greatest Emphasis"; "Our Objective Should Be To ReCreate the Phenomena of 1971-1972"; 11 The Loss of Iran; "The Island of Stability": US-Iranian Relations, 1972-1978; "The Shah Was Iran and Iran Was the Shah"; Failing To "Think the Unthinkable"; The Loss of Iran; 12 Reaffirming Containment; US-Iranian Relations after the Shah; The Making of the Carter Doctrine; The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan; SALT after Afghanistan; Conclusion; A Geopolitical Battle?; Reinterpreting Superpower Détente
More Continuity than Change?
Summary: Analyzes the evolution of American-Soviet relations during the 1970s, from the rise of détente during the Nixon administration to the policy's crisis and fall.
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Cover; The Transformation of American International Power in the 1970s; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Images; Acknowledgments; Figures; Introduction; Part One,The Remaking of American Global Power, 1969-1976; 1 The Nixon Administration and a "Moment of Beginning"; A New "Era of Negotiation"; The Nixon-Kissinger Strategy; The Nixon White House; 2 The Diplomatic Revolution; A "Flight of Fancy?"; The Sino-Soviet Conflict; "A Moment of Extraordinary Hope"; "We Have Gone through This for Twenty-One Years, and We Have Lived Through It"; "Neither Side Should Seek Hegemony"

3 An "Era of Negotiation" versus the "Supreme Test"SALT: A Necessity, More Than a Choice; The Content and Scope of SALT I; "The Supreme Test"; Toasting with the Soviets, While Escalating in Vietnam; Setting the Course; 4 "Protect Me"; The Troubled Relationship; "Natural Allies"?; Iran Needs "Overkill Capabilities"; The "Continuing Tension"; "A Visit to Iran Is a Serious Proposition"; "Decisions on the Acquisition of Military Equipment Should Be Left Primarily to the Government of Iran"; 5 Détente Questioned; Domestic Challenges: "Essential Equivalence," Jewish Emigration, and ... WATERGATE

The Continuation of Triangular DiplomacyA "Protracted Duel"; "We Were Not Willing To Pay for Détente in the Coin of Our Geopolitical Position"27; Kissinger's Diplomatic Game: Eliminating Soviet Influence from the Middle East; The Limits of Cooperation; 6 The Ford (and Kissinger) Administration; "It Was a National Tragedy that Those who Shared a Similar Strategic Analysis Should Conduct a Civil War Over Tactics"; The Ford Administration's "Renewal"; Continuity: The Vladivostok Agreement; Continuity: Triangular Diplomacy; 7 Defending the Dual Track; Angola Becomes an Issue

The Difficulties in SALT II"No One Will Ever Believe Us Again If We Can't Do This"; The Dual Track and the Legacy of the Nixon-Ford-Kissinger Years; The Necessity of SALT; The Relationship with China; Resisting Soviet Geopolitical Expansion; Part Two Rethinking the Fall of Détente, 1977-1980; 8 The Carter Administration's Ambitious Agenda; The Carter Administration's Initial Agenda; The Carter White House; 9 Initial Shift; Ethiopia or Somalia?; The Ogaden War; 10 Re-Creating the Strategic Triangle; The US-Chinese Relationship "Was Put in the Back Burner"; The Rise of Brzezinski's Influence

"The United States Has Made Up Its Mind""It Is in the Arms Control Field that I Feel We Should Place the Greatest Emphasis"; "Our Objective Should Be To ReCreate the Phenomena of 1971-1972"; 11 The Loss of Iran; "The Island of Stability": US-Iranian Relations, 1972-1978; "The Shah Was Iran and Iran Was the Shah"; Failing To "Think the Unthinkable"; The Loss of Iran; 12 Reaffirming Containment; US-Iranian Relations after the Shah; The Making of the Carter Doctrine; The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan; SALT after Afghanistan; Conclusion; A Geopolitical Battle?; Reinterpreting Superpower Détente

More Continuity than Change?

Analyzes the evolution of American-Soviet relations during the 1970s, from the rise of détente during the Nixon administration to the policy's crisis and fall.

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