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❰Ebook❯ ➣ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Author Evan Thomas – African-american-literature.co Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust Upon assuming the presidency in 1953 Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campEvan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust Upon assuming the presidency in 1953 Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War Yet while Eisenhower was uickly viewed by many as a dodde.

Ring lightweight behind the bland smile and simple speech was a master tactician To end the hostilities Eisenhower would take a colossal risk by bluffing that he might use nuclear weapons against the Communist Chinese while at the same time restraining his generals and advisors who favored t.

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  1. rotmanpr rotmanpr says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFHe wasn't a genial golf playing grandfather who also happened to organize the Normandy Invasion and win the war in Europe He was a poker playing bridge bluffing master strategist who liked to appear bland and smiling and yet had a ferocious temper and kept the nuke loving generals at bay in the Cold War and only he could do it given that he'd faced down FDR Stalin Churchill and Hitler Part of the revisionist school of Eisenhower historians it's believable and fascinating how he could be so many things at once and also to


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    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFThis was a page turner and if accurate which I'm sure it is a great history lesson


  3. Paul Drye Paul Drye says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFEisenhower is arguably the only person to have navigated the transition between knowing that the ability to destroy civilization was coming to actually being able to do it The author demonstrates that from his first year in the Presidency when an atomic war would have been terrible but survivable to 1960 when it could have been the end of the world Ike modulated his attitude to nuclear weapons so that they served the cause of maintaining the peace This was true despite several crises from Formosa to Korea to Cuba Moreover he did it without letting even those in his inner circle know what he would do with the Bomb even allowing the Secretary of State to make statements that would ratchet up the pressure on the USSR and China in plausibly deniable ways All the while he covered for this by projecting the avuncular golf obsessed intellectually lig


  4. James Gallen James Gallen says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDF“Ike’s Bluff” is another history of the Eisenhower Presidency What sets it apart is its theme of Ike the card player the man confident in his own judgment and who could keep his own counsel and successfully bluff his opponents when the fate of the world was at stakeThe historical setting is what Eisenhower students know and those unfamiliar with his story will uickly pick up It portrays Ike as less the reluctant candidate than a man driven by ambition for himself his country and the world Coming into office during the Korean War he swiftly had to confront the rising Soviet power seek reelection amidst the Suez crisis and the Soviet Hungarian intervention and in his last year endure the failure of the Summit over the U 2 crisis Through it a


  5. Allen L. Peters Allen L. Peters says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFI grew up in the 50s and find it interesting to see what was swirling around me at the age of 10 to my teens Always heard that Ike was somewhat the light weight but this gives the lie to that Good read


  6. Colonel D Colonel D says:

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  7. JFK JFK says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFExcellent read Focuses primarily on President Eisenhower's foreign policy portraying Eisenhower as a very astute and often underestimated strategist An excellent bridge and poker player Eisenhower applies the same skills to dealing with foreign policy challenges The book also looks at Eisenhower's not always successful efforts to control his own bureaucracy culminating in the famous farewell address where he warns the American people to look out for the military industrial complex The success of Eisenhower's foreign policy can be measured in the wars the United States did not fight In case after case Ike forces his opponents and sometimes even his allies to back down in order to avert general war or the involvement of American troops in any uagmires Ike refuses to be drawn into the Vietnam conflict despite French urging that he use American air power and possibly atomic weapons t


  8. JaggedOne JaggedOne says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFThe title is somewhat misleading in that this book is actually a history of Ike's 8 year presidency I can understand that someone writing a book about something


  9. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    PDF/EPUB Evan Thomas ↠ Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save ↠ ike's book, bluff: kindle, president pdf, eisenhower's pdf, secret kindle, battle download, save book, world epub, Ike's Bluff: pdf, President Eisenhower's pdf, President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Bluff: President Eisenhower's free, Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle mobile, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World PDFAt its lowest point President Eisenhower's job approval rating among Democrats the opposition party was about 50 % Among Republicans it nearly rang the gong Nevertheless the Democratic and liberal inspired image of a tired old golf playing has been has had a long run within that group which includes of course most people associated with ownership and dispensing of news as well as serious scholarly effort by academicians Some years ago I can hardly believe it's than 30 since it came out Fred Greenstein authored the most significant revisionist biography of the time with regard to Eisenhower's presidency This book continues that approach with a focus on his international policy alone and how he handled it The basic hypothe


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