Sen. Bob Corker: 'Obstinate' Senate Dems Dragging Out Tillerson Confirmation in Breach of Chamber's Protocols
The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters just off the Senate floor that Senate Democrats know they do not have the votes to stop the confirmation of Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson, but they insist on stretching ...
Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action and the Origins of the Second Indochina War
USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)
John Foster Dulles, Eisenhower's Secretary of State, put it succinctly: 'a policy of indifference or of aloofness to the problem of the spreading of the Communist evil is not a sufficiently strong inoculation to protect the body politic from this ...
When Coups Worked
The Liberty Conservative
Sixty-three years ago this week, John Foster Dulles, Eisenhower's pick for secretary of state, told Congress during his confirmation hearings, that he not only favored “containing” Soviet Union, but also liberating captive populations behind the Iron ...
JFK and the Bay of pigs fiasco
Daily Pakistan (blog)
Dulles told Nixon that the day JFK refused to militarily support the Cuban exiles was the “worst day of his life.” John Kennedy had clearly sensed that the CIA had set a trap for him so that his goal for improved relations with the USSR could be destroyed.