Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy

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Index
Acheson, Dean G.: and Kennan, 55n, 87-88; European economic recovery, 62-63; national communism, 63n; Truman Doctrine, 66; Titoism, 67-68; China, 68-70, 102-3, 115-17, 281; Germany, 76, 152; Japan, 77-78; decision to build hydrogen bomb, 81; concept of "situations of strength," 82; NSC-68, 84, 99100, 108; Korean War, 110, 112-17, 122-24; defense budget, 113; NATO, 114, 153; philosophy of leadership, 125-26; relationship with Truman, 125, 129; Quemoy-Matsu crisis ( 1958), 170; Kennedy administration, 204, 229; Johnson on, 242
Adenauer, Konrad, 190
Adzhubei, Alexei, 210
Afghanistan, 60, 311, 348, 351-52
Africa, 30, 60n, 99, 316, 329-32, 347. See also names of individual countries
Agency for International Development, 225
Agriculture Department, 314
Air Force, U.S.: and strategic deterrence, 185; Vietnam War, 247-48, 251n, 253, 258, 266; mentioned, 105, 167, 171, 323
Allende, Salvadore, 287, 306, 338
Alliance for Progress, 224, 235
Alliances: and Eisenhower administration, 152-54; Kennedy administration, 220-23; Vietnam War and, 250. See also names of individual alliances
Allison, John M., 111
American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 ( Kennan), 132n
American University, 230, 234
Anderson, Jack, 306
Angola, 287-88, 311, 316, 330-32, 334
ANZUS Treaty ( 1951), 152n
Arab-Israeli War ( 1967), 270
Arab-Israeli War ( 1973), 311, 313, 331, 334-35
Argentina, 224n
Arms control: and Truman administration, 17-18, 71; Eisenhower administration, 190-93; Nuclear Test Ban Treaty ( 1963), 210-29. See also Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
Army, U.S., 166, 171, 174, 185, 225, 323
"Arsenal of Democracy" concept, 6-7, 40, 61
Asymmetrical response: and pre- 1945 American foreign policy, 61; Truman administration, 61-62, 65, 84-85, 96-97, 113-14, 346; Eisenhower administration, 121-22, 128, 147, 151, 213; Nixon administration, 304-5, 312; advantages and disadvantages of, 352-57
Atlantic Charter, 13
Atomic bomb. See Nuclear weapons
Atomic energy, international control of. See Arms control
Atomic Energy Commission, 80-81
Attlee, Clement, 116-117
Australia, 223
Austria, 191
Ball, George, 200, 258, 261
Bandung conference ( 1955), 194

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