KC Johnson

New Look

The New Look (1953-1960)

  • Matthew Connelly, “Taking off the Cold War Lens: Visions of North-South Conflict During the Algerian War for Independence,” The American Historical Review 105 (June 2000), pp. 739-769.
  • Jeremi Suri, “America’s Search for a Technological Solution to the Arms Race: The Surprise Attack Conference of 1958 and a Challenge for “Eisenhower Revisionists’,” Diplomatic History (1997).
  • CIA and Iran–documents

SEATO (Southeast Asian Treaty Org. 1954; click to enlarge):


Propaganda poster for Baghdad Pact (1955; click to enlarge):


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