The focus of this volume is on U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union during the Carter administration, demonstrating the growing tension between U.S. and Soviet leaders and the eventual downfall of détente.
The focus of this retrospective volume is U.S. policy in Congo-Léopoldville during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations from March 1960 through December 1968.
The dramatic story of the evolution of the Foreign Relations of the United States documentary history series, from its antecedents in the early republic through the implementation of the 1991 Foreign Relations statute. Read the preview edition online or download the e-book.
The focus of this volume is the Carter administration’s efforts to find a comprehensive settlement between Israel and Egypt, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon, and to seek a resolution for Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza.
This volume documents the Carter administration’s response to economic challenges in its international monetary and trade policies, as well as its involvement in the annual Group of Seven (G–7) economic summit meetings.
This volume illustrates the Carter administration’s efforts to define and implement a broad-based human rights policy, including the establishment of the Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs within the Department of State.
This volume covers U.S. policy on SALT II from 1972 until 1980. This volume documents important issues in the foreign policy on SALT II of Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. Because of the long-term nature of the negotiations, this volume also includes the administration of President Jimmy Carter.
One hundred and fifty years ago, the Union victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg on July 4, 1863 turned the tide of the Civil War. The Army of the Potomac blunted the Confederate advance into Pennsylvania and General Ulysses S. Grant’s successful siege of Vicksburg ensured the restoration of the Mississippi River to Union control.
The documentation in this volume focuses primarily on the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, as well as the concomitant ending of formal diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
This volume documents the close political, economic, and strategic relationship that developed between the U.S. and Iran and Washington's more distant interactions with Iraq, with whom the United States did not maintain formal diplomatic relations following the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
George Catlett Marshall was nominated as Secretary of State by President Harry S. Truman on January 8, 1947 and was confirmed unanimously by the Senate. Marshal...Read More >>
On August 20, 1968, the Soviet Union led Warsaw Pact troops in an invasion of Czechoslovakia.
For teachers: A curriculum guide exploring 200 years of U.S.-China relations.
A guide to the history of U.S. diplomatic relations with Vietnam.