By Stan Draenos
Stan Draenos’ ebook specializes in the conflicts that, on the peak of the chilly conflict, fostered Papandreou’s bounce into Greek politics, after 20 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 fancy drawback. while, his meteoric upward thrust and the coup that lower it brief represents a overlooked episode within the cave in of yank liberalism. Riven via 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, might deliver Richard Nixon to strength. 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 warfare maverick illuminates the unusual destiny that befell
progressive forces within the West which emerged from the devastation of worldwide warfare II purely to discover themselves stuck up within the polarizing politics of a dangerous, nuclear-armed contention among the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
This is a booklet which illuminates a little-known bankruptcy of twentieth-century background. Its appealing variety and engaging information will attract all normal readers who stick to the politics of the fashionable global, in addition to to students and scholars of foreign affairs.
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