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Kennan Saw In 1998 That NATO Expansion Would Be A Disaster

In addition to Lyndon LaRouche, who offered a perspective for avoiding the world war that we now imminently face, at least one other strategic thinker foresaw that expanding NATO would be a disaster: George Kennan, the architect of 40 years of containment of the Soviet Union. 464 more words

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George F. Kennan's Prediction On NATO Expansion Was Right

Interesting argument against further expansion of NATO on Moon of Alabama:

George Kennan was the U.S. diplomat and Russia specialist who developed the cold war strategy of containment of the Soviet Union, though he later criticized its militaristic implementation.

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UK & Europe

The Bloggers' Credo

Courtesy of George Kennan, whose diaries I want to read:

As I leave Europe, my only message to myself, in light of this thoroughly wasted summer, is: Write, you bastard, write.

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1946: Memo on USSR, Capitalism, Socialism, and Power

From the archives, a Memo on the status of the USSR and long range thoughts, as the Cold War takes hold:

Part 1: Basic Features of Post War Soviet Outlook, as Put Forward by Official Propaganda Machine… 254 more words

Post #4: Data Visualization and Organization

For my data visualization project, I analyzed two texts that are instrumental to my research area: George Kennan’s “Long Telegram” from 1946  and Kennan’s 1947 article  427 more words

This Week's Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Marc-William Palen

Searching for your weekend dose of imperial and global history? Here are this week’s recommended reads from the Centre for Imperial & Global History:

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