Synopsis: Waking Up to the China Challenge: Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?

Synopsis: Waking Up to the China Challenge: Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?

Waking Up to the China Challenge: Are the U.S. and China Destined for War? Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum  …read more

Middle East 1973: Setting the Stage for Diplomacy

Middle East 1973: Setting the Stage for Diplomacy

By Jason Schwartz After several weeks of fighting in October 1973 between Israel and the adjacent Arab nations, the Yom Kippur …read more

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: How People Coming Together Established Sino-America Détente

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: How People Coming Together Established Sino-America Détente

An American tennis table player trains with a Chinese tennis table player, in April, 1971 in Beijing, China. (AFP/Getty Images) By …read more

How Nixon and Kissinger Dealt with North Korea

How Nixon and Kissinger Dealt with North Korea

Photo: President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on October 1, 1972 (Richard Nixon Presidential Library) On 15 April …read more

Summitry and President Nixon’s Legacy

Summitry and President Nixon’s Legacy

President Nixon practiced a patient, yet powerful, form of diplomacy which aided him in his endeavor to create a lasting …read more

Moscow 1972: Eve of the Summit

Moscow 1972: Eve of the Summit

Nixon becomes first U.S. President to visit Moscow On a rainy day in May of 1972, President Nixon addressed a crowd …read more

Expanding Détente Into International Economics

Expanding Détente Into International Economics

“Détente” typically arouses thoughts of summits and treaties concerning the vast arsenals of nuclear weapons held by the Cold War …read more

The Task of Diplomacy

The Task of Diplomacy

At the beginning of September, the United States and Russia announced a groundbreaking ceasefire in Syria. Just weeks later, tensions …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

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