By Stan Draenos
Stan Draenos’ e-book specializes in the conflicts that, on the peak of the chilly conflict, fostered Papandreou’s bounce into Greek politics, after twenty years in American academia as an exemplar of John F. Kennedy’s ‘New Frontier’. within the aftermath of Kennedy’s assassination, those conflicts stumbled on Papandreou embroiled in a posh quandary. even as, his meteoric upward push and the coup that minimize it brief represents a overlooked episode within the cave in of yank liberalism. Riven by means of inner conflicts over US intervention in Vietnam, liberal rules got here lower than the attack of a resurgent conservatism that, within the 1968 US presidential elections, may deliver Richard Nixon to energy. Andreas Papandreou is therefore either an American and a Greek tale - an untold story within the annals of the chilly conflict. In a much broader experience, Andreas Papandreou’s transformation right into a chilly battle maverick illuminates the unusual destiny that befell
progressive forces within the West which emerged from the devastation of global struggle II in basic terms to discover themselves stuck up within the polarizing politics of a dangerous, nuclear-armed competition among the USA and the Soviet Union.
This is a publication which illuminates a little-known bankruptcy of twentieth-century background. Its beautiful variety and engaging information will entice all common readers who stick with the politics of the trendy international, in addition to to students and scholars of foreign affairs.
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