Middle East 1973: Calculating a Careful Response

Middle East 1973: Calculating a Careful Response

President Nixon arrives in Israel on June 16, 1974. By Jason Schwartz Ripe with political and ideological tension, outstanding disputes between Israel …read more

Synopsis: The United States, China and Russia: Relations Between the World’s Great Powers in the Age of Trump

Synopsis: The United States, China and Russia: Relations Between the World’s Great Powers in the Age of Trump

SYNOPSIS The United States, China, and Russia: Relations Between the World’s Great Powers in the Age of Trump Richard Nixon Presidential …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

How Would Nixon Handle Russia in the 21st Century?

How Would Nixon Handle Russia in the 21st Century?

Although the Cold War is almost three decades behind us, relations between the United States and Russia are icy. Initial …read more

Moscow 1972: Address to the Soviet People

Moscow 1972: Address to the Soviet People

President Nixon spoke directly to the Soviet and American people in a live television address from Moscow In all the bilateral …read more

Moscow 1972: Nixon Negotiates

Moscow 1972: Nixon Negotiates

When President Nixon arrived in Moscow on May 22, 1972, the prospective results of his trip were all but predictable. …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

Then and Now: U.S. Support of NATO

Then and Now: U.S. Support of NATO

Recently, the United State’s role in NATO has received renewed public interest. While some Americans wish to continue backing NATO, …read more

Ostpolitik and Détente

Ostpolitik and Détente

The Four Power Agreement fused the objectives of Ostpolitik and Détente, setting Germany on the path to reunification Nowhere was the …read more

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years of Survival

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years of Survival

43 years ago, the deadliest Arab-Israeli military conflict commenced with a surprise attack, coordinated mainly by Egypt and Syria, on the …read more