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

All Roads Lead to Moscow

All Roads Lead to Moscow

A personally dictated memorandum from President Nixon to Henry Kissinger illustrates the complexities of negotiating with the Soviet Union As President …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