The Cold War

20 years later jfk 1963 went to dallas to make a

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Unformatted text preview: et Union is wrong” telegram = warning about true nature of S.U. Soviet Union has the desire to expand based on its own internal dynamics “soviet power, unlike that of Hitlerite Germany is neither schematic war nor adventuristic. It does not work by fixed plans. It does not take unnecessary risks.” The external threat Soviet Union pointed to = capitalism Kennan – laying out 2nd Image foreign policy Som is at war with capitalism U.S. needs to put forward more positive/ constructive view of the world. World communism is a malignant parasite that feeds only on diseased tissue. Communism thrives on weakness, poverty, etc. Europeans are tired of World War, they want guidance, not responsibility Essentially if U.S. does not stand up to communism, Europe will fall to communist regimes. 20 years later – JFK (1963) went to Dallas to make a speech (if he had, this is what he would have said):...
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