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 former US Undersecretary of State George Ball

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... the peace has often been exaggerated, and that the successful management of the missile crisis should be viewed more as a collaborative effort with various officials, such as Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and Undersecretary of State George ...
On 14 July 1966 Under-Secretary of State George Ball opined that the Court would "rule against SA on all counts".

The idea that the US should lay out the terms of an Israeli settlement with its neighbors has a long history, dating at least as far back as the 1977 Foreign Affairs article, "How to Save Israel in Spite of Herself," by George Ball, the former US ...
Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S.
Under Secretary of State George Ball recommended sending an air squadron (about 18 planes) to bolster Adoula and demonstrate "US power in tangible form.
In his memoirs, American Undersecretary of State George Ball said: "Makarios's central interest was to block off Turkish intervention so that he and his Greek Cypriots could go on happily massacring Turkish Cypriots.

As former Undersecretary of State George Ball said: "If American leaders did not have the courage to punish Israel for the blatant murder of American citizens, it seems clear that their America friends would let them get away with almost anything.
In his memoirs, American Undersecretary of State George Ball said: "Makarios's central interest was to block off Turkish intervention so that he and his Greek Cypriots could go on happily massacring Turkish Cypriots.
Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S.
Through diplomatic channels we refused to accept their explanations. I didn't believe them then, and I don't believe them to this day.
President Johnson gave Undersecretary of State George Ball and Assistant Secretary for Latin America Thomas Mann the green light to participate in the coup: "I think we ought to take every step that we can, be prepared to do everything that we need to do".
"Don't worry about the hippies and the students and the Commies," he told his undersecretary of state and in-house dove, George Ball, "They'll raise a lot of hell but can't do real damage. The terrible beast we have to fear is the right wing; if they ...
With the exception of George Ball, the undersecretary of state, no one was willing to tell Johnson that Americanising Vietnam's civil war was a terrible idea, that Ho Chi Minh, who had made his life's work the ejection of foreign armies from Vietnam ...
With the exception of George Ball, the undersecretary of state, no one was willing to tell Johnson that Americanizing Vietnam's civil war was a terrible idea, that Ho Chi Minh, who had made his life's work the ejection of foreign armies from Vietnam ...
In his memoirs, American Undersecretary of State George Ball said: "Makarios's central interest was to block off Turkish intervention so that he and his Greek Cypriots could go on happily massacring Turkish Cypriots.
The sparring during Thursday's Democratic presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders over whether Henry Kissinger is an elder statesman or a pariah has laid bare a major foreign policy divide within the Democratic party.

Kennedy's under-secretary of state, George Ball, described it later as "intolerably vague" and a "monument of contrived ambiguity".
Perhaps U.S. Undersecretary of State George Ball was right when he confided in a telephone conversation with national security adviser McGeorge Bundy: "I must say if the prime minister thinks he can control our angry labour unions, he is not as smart ...
"Every administration needs a George Ball," Holbrooke explained to Woodward, referring to the Under Secretary of State in the Johnson administration who in internal meetings challenged the prevailing consensus to expand the war in Vietnam.
The American Under-Secretary of State, George Ball, said in his own memoirs, that the central interest of the Greek Cypriot leader, Makarios, "was to block off Turkish intervention so that he and his Greek Cypriots could go on happily massacring ...
... Dulles (who persuaded a sceptical Eisenhower to back Monnet's plan for a European defence Force), David Bruce (the eminent American diplomat who served in France, Germany and the UK), and, later, George Ball, Kennedy's Under-Secretary of State for ...
The deal pushed by Clifford, Harriman, former Undersecretary of State George Ball and other LBJ advisers was the United States would cease all bombing of North Vietnam and in return, Hanoi would offer vague assurances not to violate the 17th Parallel ...
When we worked together, my friend Don Peppers used to sometimes say that I reminded him of George Ball, President Lyndon Baines Johnson's under secretary of state in the 1960's. Ball was always asking questions about the policy of escalation in ...
A skeptical George Ball, the undersecretary of state, advised against following such a course. But McNamara urged the president to "expand promptly and substantially" the U.S.
former Undersecretary of State George Ball called it indispensable to anyone who wanted to understand "why we are in such a dangerous mess in the Middle East.
That there is compelling evidence that Israel's attack was a deliberate attempt to destroy an American ship and kill her entire crew; evidence of such intent is supported by statements from Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Undersecretary of State George ...
The old Committee on East-West Accord boasted such luminaries as the scholar, diplomat George F. Kennan, former Under Secretary of State George Ball, Pepsico Chair Donald Kendall, and our own Stephen F. Cohen. To help achieve its goals, the ...
Fifty years ago Under-Secretary of State George Ball wrote three key documents about Vietnam and sent two of them to President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Fifty years ago Under Secretary of State George Ball sent President Lyndon B. Johnson three memorandums about Vietnam.
Fifty years ago Under Secretary of State George Ball sent President Lyndon B. Johnson three memorandums about Vietnam.
After the Kennedy round [international-trade talks] ended [in 1967], liberal internationalists, including people like Chase CEO David Rockefeller and former Undersecretary of State George Ball, began pressing for reductions in non-tariff barriers ...
In the early years of his career, he worked in Europe helping administer the Marshall Plan and rose through the Foreign Service, in part through his relationships with influential Undersecretaries of State George Ball, Nicholas Katzenbach and Elliot ...
In the early years of his career, he worked in Europe helping administer the Marshall Plan and rose through the Foreign Service, in part through his relationships with influential Undersecretaries of State George Ball, Nicholas Katzenbach and Elliot ...
Fifty years ago, during the first six months of 1965, Lyndon Johnson made the decision to Americanize the conflict in Vietnam. His vice-president, Hubert Humphrey advised him against it.
Inside the administration, Undersecretary of State George Ball also made the case for restraint. The war, they said, would have to be limited in scope.
Inside the administration, Undersecretary of State George Ball also made the case for restraint. The war, they said, would have to be limited in scope.
On the Monday of the week of Oct. 22, 1962, I sat with Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Under Secretary George Ball, Counselor and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council Walt Rostow and Under Secretary for Political Affairs U. Alexis Johnson and listened ...
On the Monday of the week of October 22, I sat with Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Under Secretary George Ball, Counselor and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council Walt Rostow and Under Secretary for Political Affairs U. Alexis Johnson and listened to ...
On the Monday of the week of October 22, I sat with Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Under Secretary George Ball, Counselor and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council Walt Rostow and Under Secretary for Political Affairs U. Alexis Johnson and listened to ...
Undersecretary of State George Ball had strongly made this same case in late 1964 and early 1965. French President de Gaulle also predicted that the U.S.
Undersecretary of State George Ball had strongly made this same case in late 1964 and early 1965. French President de Gaulle also predicted that the U.S.
[Secretary of Defense Robert] McNamara" on making sure the coup went forward, Johnson instructed Undersecretary of State George Ball. Through top secret cables the US ambassador Lincoln Gordon forcefully pressed Washington for direct involvement in ...


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