The foreign policy of the John F. Kennedy administration in 1961–1963 saw
diplomatic and military initiatives in Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin America and
Kennedy's close advisers believed that Eisenhower's foreign policy
establishment was stultified, slow moving, overly reliant on brinksmanship and
From his undergraduate days at Harvard, John Kennedy had a strong interest in
foreign policy. His senior thesis was an analysis of why Britain failed to maintain ...
Once in office, it was clear that Kennedy would likely face several international
challenges that could come from any number of directions. Recurring flare-ups in
The Pacific maneuvers, code-named Operation Cope North, were aimed at making sure the U.S. and its Pacific allies are ready for a variety of scenarios, from combat to disaster relief missions. Sequestration, with regard to the federal budget, found its way into the Ame... More »
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On the foreign policy front, the administration's record was thin. There were the
talks with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna, where Khrushchev came ...
Nov 18, 2008 ... The Foreign Policy Crisis Continues… John F. Kennedy • Fiasco at the Bay of
Pigs • Berlin Wall • Cuban Missile Crisis.
Like his predecessors, Kennedy made containment his chief foreign policy goal.
... John F. Kennedy's stirring address to the people of West Berlin in 1963 ...
The president certainly made mistakes in foreign policy, and he raised more
hopes than he fulfilled. But he demonstrated a relatively cosmopolitan and ...