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Conditional partners : Eisenhower, the United Nations, and the search for a permanent peace

Author: Caroline Pruden
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©1998.
Series: Eisenhower Center studies on war and peace.
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Pruden begins by describing the administration's policy-making structure and the principal players' views on the UN. She then examines the early months of the Eisenhower presidency, investigating the loyalty program established for American employees at the UN and the psychological warfare waged against the Soviet Union. Carefully detailing the United States' attempt to use the UN to resolve the threats to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pruden, Caroline, 1962-
Conditional partners.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97043275
(OCoLC)37870671
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight David Eisenhower
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Pruden
ISBN: 0585316783 9780585316789
OCLC Number: 45730330
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 350 pages).
Contents: From election to execution : the Eisenhower-Dulles-Lodge team takes shape --
Philosophical foundations : the roots of the administration's relationship with the UN --
Securing the cold war battlefield : the loyalty and security program --
Influencing international opinion : psychological warfare at the UN --
Responding through the UN? the search for peace and security in Korea, Indochina, and Guatemala --
Parting the bamboo curtain : the United States and communist China --
Rhetoric or reality? Eisenhower, the United Nations, and the struggle to achieve arms control --
Walking the tightrope : the dilemma of decolonization --
Responding to the underdeveloped world : human rights, multilateral aid, and racial equality --
Trouble on two fronts : the administration responds to the Suez and Hungarian crises --
Coping with crises in uncharted terrain : intervention in Lebanon and the Congo --
The unfulfilled promise of the United Nations.
Series Title: Eisenhower Center studies on war and peace.
Responsibility: Caroline Pruden.

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Pruden begins by describing the administration's policy-making structure and the principal players' views on the UN. She then examines the early months of the Eisenhower presidency, investigating the loyalty program established for American employees at the UN and the psychological warfare waged against the Soviet Union. Carefully detailing the United States' attempt to use the UN to resolve the threats to international peace that arose in Korea, Indochina, Guatemala, the Suez, Hungary, and the Congo, she explores a variety of thematic issues - including the administration's disarmament policy at the UN and its approach to decolonization and the growing demands of the Third World.

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