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John F. Kennedy and the New Pacific Community, 1961-63 : New Waves in Philosophy - Timothy P. Maga

John F. Kennedy and the New Pacific Community, 1961-63

New Waves in Philosophy

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Published: 9th April 1990
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Charismatic and committed, John F. Kennedy remains one of the most revered, and most disliked, of US Presidents. Dedicated to changing 'the look' of the American Presidency, Kennedy was also pledged to changing the nature of US foreign policy-making. Victory in the Cold War was possible, he said, and the greatest challenge to that victory was in the Asian/Pacific region. Success there would signal the end of the communist versus capitalist confrontation. America 'can do it', he vowed. This book describes the Kennedy administration's desperate efforts to achieve the impossible dream: an American Cold War victory throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Preface - Finding the 'Right Key': Kennedy and the New Pacific Community - Rust Removal: The New Frontier in Guam and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands - Friend or Foe? Australia and Destiny - New Frontier vs. Guided Democracy: Kennedy, Sukarno, and Indonesia - 'Holding the Beachhead' in the Philippines and Japan - Assumption and 'Special Considerations': The Ryukyus - Conclusions - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333524916
ISBN-10: 0333524918
Series: New Waves in Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 143
Published: 9th April 1990
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.81  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 2