Acheson and Empire: The British Accent in American Foreign Policy

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Acheson, Dean G.: and Boer War, 11-12; classical education of, 20; and Commonwealth, 117; and Concert of Europe, 33-34; on the Dutch and Indonesia, 194-95; Eden, talks with, 180-89; and Empires, 34-38; at Harvard, 23; and Indians, 26; and Irish nationalism, 14-15, 26-27; and Islam, 32; and Latin Americans, 27; and Nehru, 115-16; on “New Dark Ages, 32-33; poetry of, 19-20; and Portugal, 198-99; Press Club speech of, 7-8; and race relations, 9; and realism, 3-5; and Richelieu, 8; single foreign policy of, 30-31; and Suez, 192, 194-95; and Treasury, 43-46; and Truman, 75-76; and Truman Doctrine, 6-8; and Ulster, 13, 99; West Point speech of, 196-97; at Yale, 22-23
Acheson, Edward Campion, 16
Africa, 21-22, 197-200; Congo, 28
Ala, Hossein, 141-42
Anglo-American Relations, 39; and Commonwealth, 87; and Egypt, 158; and India, 121; and Iran, 132-34; and Ireland, 91
Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. (AIOC): concession of, 142; early history of, 133; and Venezuela contract, 152
Attlee, Clement, 51, 73, 75
Austin, Warren, 117
Bajpai, Girja, 87, 101, 102-3, 111
Balfour, James, 41-42
Berry, Burton Y., 182-83
Bevin, Ernest, 52-53, 54, 56-57, 135, 150
Black Saturday, 184
Bowles, Chester, 125-26, 157
Bradley, Omar N., 174
Brandeis, Louis D., 24
Brooke, Basil, 96-97
Byrnes, James, 101, 135
Byroade, Henry, 159; and Egypt, 188
Caffery, Jefferson, 159, 163; and Cairo crisis, 178-82; and Egypt, 166, 168; and unilateral action, 185
Central Intelligence Agency: and Iran, 130; and Ireland, 85
China, 195-96
Churchill-Truman summit, 183-84
Clayton, William L., 42
Cognitive psychology, 1
Cohen-Tucker thesis, 195-96
Colonial office: expansion plans, 50-51
Commonwealth: and British role, 196-97; and India, 108-7, 119, 120; and Ireland, 86-87
Coppock, Joseph D., 42
Costello, John A., 87
De Valera, Eamon, 81, 87
Douglas, Lewis, 43; and Grady dispute, 151; and Iran, 148-49
Douglas, William O.: on Razmara's death, 154
Dulles, John Foster, 193
Eden, Anthony, 180, 187-89, 200
Egypt: and abrogation of treaty, 174-75; talks at impasse, 187
Engert, Cornelius Van H., 41-42
Farouk (King of Egypt), 163, 176; Stevenson told to “lecture, 182
Fogarty Resolution, 92-95


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