Eisenhower and Adenauer: Alliance Maintenance under by Steven J. Brady

By Steven J. Brady

within the early years of the Atlantic Alliance, no bilateral courting was once extra vital than that among the Federal Republic of Germany and the USA. nonetheless, the West German-American alliance used to be taxing for either side in the course of a lot of the 1st twenty years of the chilly warfare. eventually, regardless of common, major demanding situations to the alliance from with out and inside of, the 2 allies controlled to accomplish a favorable and effective courting - Eisenhower and Adenauer explains how they did so. In either capitals, the head overseas coverage makers have been deeply serious about the behavior of what they seen as an important bilateral alliance, with either President Dwight Eisenhower and Chancellor Konrad Adenauer taking the lead in his personal govt. For the americans, a rearmed FRG tightly certain to the West used to be the bedrock of any eu safety coverage which can comprise the Soviet Union for the long term. For the West German executive, their courting with the us used to be the bedrock of rehabilitation and, certainly, survival as an self reliant kingdom. during this booklet, their alliance is heavily analyzed to shape new wisdom at the West German-American courting throughout the chilly War.

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