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By Robert A. Divine

ISBN-10: 0195028244

ISBN-13: 9780195028249

ISBN-10: 1423735412

ISBN-13: 9781423735410

A sensible and cogent vindication of Eisenhower's prudent and average behavior of statecraft in the course of his phrases.

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He realized that England and other American allies would oppose an allout effort in Korea, with the inevitable risk of touching off a world war. "If you go it alone in one place," he told Sherman Adams, "you have to go it alone everywhere. "34 Another possibility would be to resort to nuclear weapons. General Douglas MacArthur had made this suggestion to Eisenhower shortly after his return from the Korean trip. A solemn warning to the Soviet Union of American intentions to use the atomic bomb would be enough to end the war, MacArthur argued, but he went on to suggest both the "atomic bombing of enemy military concentrations and installations in North Korea and the sowing of fields of suitable radio-active materials .

For a time he considered offering the position to John J. McCloy, a leading member of the foreign policy establishment and former American High Commissioner to Germany. 9 EISENHOWER AND THE COLD WAR partly because Ike knew that the appointment would please the Taft wing of the GOP. In the course of time, the legend grew that Eisenhower turned over foreign policy completely to his secretary of state, intervening only occasionally to soften the unyielding line that Dulles pursued toward the Soviet Union.

29 EISENHOWER AND THE COLD WAR When the truce talks reached an impasse in mid-May, Eisenhower decided it was time to step up the pressure. "37 Eisenhower and Dulles were sure that Nehru would pass along this warning to Peking. At the same time, the President sent new orders to General Mark Clark in Korea authorizing him to break off the truce talks if the Chinese rejected the final American offer. "38 Finally, the administration transferred atomic warheads to American bases in Okinawa. The Chinese responded in early June by accepting the American formula for the repatriation of prisoners-of-war.

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