This was a huge controversy from November 20th, 1945- October 1st, 1946 a.k.a. the Nuremberg Trials because people all over the world didn’t think that the Nazi’s deserved a fair trial (History Channel, par 7). However, after reading “Nuremberg: A Fair Trial? A Dangerous Precedent” by Charles E. Wyzanski and “Nuremberg In Retrospect” by Robert H. Jackson, I believe the Nuremberg trials was a “fair” trial, but wasn’t a real law trial. Almost a month after Germany surrender and World War II ended in 1945, four representatives of the Allied powers met in London to discuss the plan to deal with the accused captives (Jackson, page 4).
The US former Vice President Henry Wallace characterized this doctrine as “crazy step toward the war, which caused the crisis in international relations” (). Despite the preparatory work, Truman Doctrine met a strong opposition in the Congress. The debate lasted for two months. Many congressmen were realizing what the President’s policy meant. Finally, the Congress supported Truman
While doing his work in America with his colleague Gustavo de Beaumont studying the American prison system by a 9-month journey through eastern America Tocqueville became very interested in American society and the political system as a whole. For he saw it as a good example of what post-revolutionary France could be like. As a result he veered off course and used his work in America as an excuse to study American society and politics. With this research he wrote his most famous writings including the book that we are discussing “Democracy in America.” In this book he tries to explain what he understood The United States was back in the 1800s, what democracy was to the country and how this could compare to post-revolutionary France. While in my opinion Tocqueville does support democracy he also finds some issues that he brings up about it.
In the song “What Comes Next” George III acknowledges that the U.S is now free from him, but he shows his madness by believing the U.S will fail without him. In act one of the musical Hamilton, King George III sings “You’ll Be Back” where he sings about his love for the U.S and how they’ll come back to the crown, but he can’t see past his madness and realize his actions and unfair treatment was the cause to the revolutionary war happening. George III says “You say the price of my love’s not a price that
(Zubok, 2018) After World War 2 though soldiers returned home from abroad with fantastic stories and trinkets from foreign places which resulted in ‘cracks’ in the Iron Curtain as the West began to have a cultural influence on the Soviet Union as more individuals traveled abroad beyond the USSR borders. After Stalin died though Zubkova explains that Khrushchev began to “fundamentally altered the priorities of Soviet foreign policy by advocating a series of initiatives aimed at reducing international tension and developing a dialogue with Western countries” which was the complete opposite of Stalin’s isolationist policies. (Zubkova, 2000) Regardless, William Taubman in his article “The Khrushchev period, 1953–1964,” exclaims that a prime obstacle to change after Stalin’s death “was the Stalinist image of the outside world because if the capitalist states were irredeemably hostile then the USSR could hardly afford the luxury of reform”. (Taubman, 2006) In order to change this mindset Khrushchev and Malenkov advocated for competition with the West rather than hostility since they believed that capitalism would ultimately fail and socialism would rise to take its place, even if the countries did end up going to war. Another major consequence of Stalin’s death was a major
Since its first publication in 1949, George Orwell's classic 1984 has captivated audiences with Winston’s struggle against “Big Brother’s” government. The novel was written in the aftermath of World War II as a warning to his modern society against tyrannical rule, such as the leadership of Hitler and Stalin through the war. Orwell’s message warned that society must be aware of and defend their personal freedom as those in power can take it away, often without the public realizing it. While this was a caution for the people of 1949, Orwell’s message transcends time and is still considered to be concern of people in today’s society, revealing the truth behind Orwell’s message. Orwell’s message that governments can take away one’s personal
Wilson wanted the US to be the savior and unite the world under one military but many did not like this. Europe, (the Triple Entente specifically) heavily opposed this. They had invested many lives and so much of their resources that to back out now would make those lives lost in vain. While the Central Powers (who arguably were winning at the time) agreed, the rest of Europe did not. A unified military probably sounded like a joke to them, after all, they have been in wars with each other since the founding of countries there.
The transition of power in China changed the dynamics of post-World War II relations. For the United States, the so-called “Loss of China” was a a catastrophe, not only because the US supported Chiang Kai-shek in the last few years, but also because it seems to be a victory for the Soviet Union and the global Communism. For China, in 1949 started for the first time in its history the possibility to build foreign relations without being “suppressed by unequal treaties” by western powers. But China‘s relations to other countries remained very complicated and complex. With the Soviet Union, China had found an ideological partnership which changed in the following decades into rivalry.
After positive political development results, Albania was admitted at League of Nations in 1920. Despite the fact that Albania was playing a good role in providing the external peace , the political stability inside the country was still a big problem. Diplomatical relationships between two countries has started in 1923. After Albania was proclaimed kingdom and Zog appointed himself as king of Albania in September 1928, expansion and deepening of relations withTurkey was ending because Mustafa Kemal did not recognize the new kingdom and the king of
Public diplomacy during the Cold War merely focuses on government activities to build direct communication with foreign people, which aims to affect their thinking and to influence their government. However, because of the revolution in mass communication, politics and international relations, especially after the 9/11 accident, expert introduce new public diplomacy term to discuss state and non-state activities to build direct communication with foreign public (Gilboa 2000, 2001, 2008; Melissen 2005,2011,2015; Snow 2009;Gollan 2013, Merickova 2014;Lee 2017). Existing research in public diplomacy has several major weaknesses. Even though public diplomacy emerged long before cold