The Rise and Fall of the Shah

The Rise and Fall of the Shah

“When we think of where Iran is, its place in history, going back 2,500 years, its place geographically, where …read more

Meeting the Needs of the ‘Seventies

Meeting the Needs of the ‘Seventies

The U.S. role in international development assistance reflects the vision we have of ourselves as a society and our hope …read more

Nixon’s China Calculus is Needed Today

Nixon’s China Calculus is Needed Today

Nixon’s Approach to China Policy Needs Consideration From Current Policymakers International attitudes towards North Korea’s fifth nuclear test have revealed a …read more

A Jazz Legend in the Soviet Union

A Jazz Legend in the Soviet Union

Amidst the preparations for President Nixon’s upcoming visit to Moscow, another American cultural icon toured the Soviet Union in the …read more

President Nixon and Non-Proliferation

President Nixon and Non-Proliferation

With the number of nuclear weapon states steadily rising, and tensions between the Cold War superpowers continuing to intensify, world …read more

Podcast: Cold War Historian Jussi Hanhimäki on President Nixon and Détente, Part 2

Podcast: Cold War Historian Jussi Hanhimäki on President Nixon and Détente, Part 2

Jussi Hanhimäki is Author of “The Rise and Fall of Detente: American Foreign Policy and the Transformation of the Cold …read more

Podcast: Cold War Historian Jussi Hanhimäki on President Nixon and Détente, Part 1

Podcast: Cold War Historian Jussi Hanhimäki on President Nixon and Détente, Part 1

Jussi Hanhimäki is Author of “The Rise and Fall of Detente: American Foreign Policy and the Transformation of the Cold …read more

Unpredictability: A Tenet of A Strong Foreign Policy

Unpredictability: A Tenet of A Strong Foreign Policy

In his first address on foreign policy two months ago, presidential candidate Donald Trump explained that one of the key …read more

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure …read more

46 Years Ago – RN Announces Cambodia Incursion

46 Years Ago – RN Announces Cambodia Incursion

On the evening of April 30, 1970, President Nixon announced that the United States was going to attack North Vietnamese …read more