This volume highlights the complex intra-alliance politics of what was seen as the likeliest flash point of conflict in the Cold War and demonstrates how strongly determinant were concerns about relationships with allies in the choices made by all the major governments. It recounts the evolution of policy during the 1958 and 1961 Berlin crises from the perspective of each government central to the crisis, one on the margins and the military headquarters responsible for crafting an agreed Western military campaign
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Author Biography - Kori N. Schake
BRUNA BAGNATO Associate Professor of the History of International Relations, University of Florence CYRIL BUFFET Political Adviser to the Chairman of the French National Assembly's Foreign Affairs Committee LAWRENCE FREEDMAN Professor of War Studies and Head of the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy, King's College London HOPE HARRISON Assistant Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington D.C. JILL KASTNER PhD Graduate, Harvard University LEOPOLDO NUTI Professor of the History of International Relations, University of Roma Tre GREGORY PEDLOW Chief of the Historical Office at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, NATO's military headquarters for Europe