By Stan Draenos
Stan Draenos’ e-book specializes in the conflicts that, on the top of the chilly warfare, fostered Papandreou’s jump 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 came across Papandreou embroiled in a fancy difficulty. whilst, his meteoric upward push and the coup that reduce it brief represents a missed episode within the cave in of yank liberalism. Riven via inner conflicts over US intervention in Vietnam, liberal principles got here lower than the attack of a resurgent conservatism that, within the 1968 US presidential elections, might carry Richard Nixon to strength. Andreas Papandreou is therefore either an American and a Greek tale - an untold story within the annals of the chilly struggle. In a much wider feel, 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 battle II purely to discover themselves stuck up within the polarizing politics of a dangerous, nuclear-armed contention among the us and the Soviet Union.
This is a booklet which illuminates a little-known bankruptcy of twentieth-century heritage. Its beautiful sort and interesting info will attract all basic readers who stick with the politics of the fashionable international, in addition to to students and scholars of overseas affairs.
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