Kennedy and the Cold War Imbroglio: The Case of Algeria's Independence

Barkaoui, Miloud
March 1999
Arab Studies Quarterly;Spring99, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p31
Academic Journal
Examines the stance taken by former United States (US) President John F. Kennedy toward the Algerian conflict. Background of the first official encounter of Kennedy with the Algerian conflict; Why the victory of Kennedy in the 1960 Presidential elections rekindled the hopes of the Algerian nationalists; How Mennen Williams of the State Department responded to the criticism launched by some African countries at his government's approach to the Algerian conflict.


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