Choose Search Type
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Willing To Make Some Phone Calls Here in The States
Today at 4:44 pm by greg parker

» Charles Givens Arrests
Today at 4:08 pm by Hugh Jorgan

» Joe Rodiguez Molina
Today at 5:12 am by barto

» Changing of the Guard
Today at 1:45 am by Goban Saor

» More Garbage
Yesterday at 12:33 pm by steely dan

» The False Mystery of the Lonesome Death of Albert Guy Bogard
Yesterday at 11:59 am by Hugh Jorgan

» Jimmy Burt's Criminal Record
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 10:43 pm by greg parker

» does anyone have a pic of Bruce Carlin?
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 12:28 pm by Hugh Jorgan

» Conversations with Alan Dale
Sat 09 Dec 2017, 11:38 am by greg parker

Log in

I forgot my password

Social bookmarking

Social bookmarking digg  Social bookmarking delicious  Social bookmarking reddit  Social bookmarking stumbleupon  Social bookmarking slashdot  Social bookmarking yahoo  Social bookmarking google  Social bookmarking blogmarks  Social bookmarking live      

Bookmark and share the address of REOPENKENNEDYCASE on your social bookmarking website

Bookmark and share the address of REOPENKENNEDYCASE on your social bookmarking website

RSS feeds


Yahoo! 
MSN 
AOL 
Netvibes 
Bloglines 


Affiliates
free forum
 



DiEugenio on Recent JFK Foreign Policy Books

View previous topic View next topic Go down

DiEugenio on Recent JFK Foreign Policy Books

Post by Albert Rossi on Mon 05 May 2014, 1:15 pm

I'm posting here two reviews, the latter just appearing.

http://www.ctka.net/reviews/africans.html

http://www.ctka.net/2014_reviews/rakove.html

Just how different JFK and LBJ were in their attitude toward the non-aligned world
could not be clearer. 

Aside from the broader questions about relations with India, Egypt, Indonesia
and Congo, there are some other revealing points: 

- Johnson's closeness to John Foster Dulles
- The idealists vs realists in the JFK administration, and the peculiar position of
   Dean Rusk, who seemed to be following orders under JFK, never really invested
   in his policy of "engagement", and who was the lever who aided LBJ in
   prying himself loose from JFK's approach
-  The drastic change in the amount of foreign aid after JFK's death, and
    the way it was turned into practically an instrument of political extortion
    against the formerly non-aligned nations
-  The clear alienation of these nations caused by Johnson and their
    rapid anti-American and pro-Soviet turn thereafter.

We now have two major books on this theme supporting the same basic view
of how distinct JFK was from his predecessors and successors.

Keep it up, Jim!
avatar
Albert Rossi

Posts : 417
Join date : 2013-08-29
Age : 62
Location : Naperville, IL USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: DiEugenio on Recent JFK Foreign Policy Books

Post by Hasan Yusuf on Tue 06 May 2014, 12:31 am

Yet another terrific review. Like Albert said; keep it up, Jim!
avatar
Hasan Yusuf

Posts : 1899
Join date : 2013-03-13
Age : 29
Location : Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

View user profile http://jfkthelonegunmanmyth.blogspot.com.au/

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum