Photo: john f kennedy presidential library once in office, it was clear that kennedy would likely face several international challenges that could come from any number of directions recurring flare-ups in berlin, periodic crises with communist china, and an increasingly vexing situation in southeast asia, all threatened to erupt. The foreign policy of the john f kennedy administration saw diplomatic and military initiatives in europe, southeast asia, latin america, and other regions amid considerable cold war tensions kennedy deployed a new generation of foreign policy experts, dubbed the best and the brightest several of them were from the foreign policy think tanks. Kennedy's foreign policy kennedy’s close advisers believed that eisenhower’s foreign policy establishment was stultified, slow moving, overly reliant on brinksmanship and massive retaliation, and complacent.
Excellent and comprensive summation of kennedy and his foreign policy in both the east and west listing of the major issues and both the affecive and objective approach of the president to each set of issues kennedy's senate reports and knowledge of the revolutions against colonialism before his presidency would be perhaps another paper.
Jfk's foreign policy 1 the foreign policy crisis continues john f kennedy • fiasco at the bay of pigs • berlin wall • cuban missile crisis. Jfk is known more for his foreign policy than anything else after all, he was the american president who stood at the berlin gate and said, today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is 'ich bin ein berliner' the crowd went wild west germans felt his support for their city that had just been divided by the communists who held east berlin.
Start studying john f kennedy foreign policy learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. John f kennedy was prepared to make major changes to us foreign policy he wanted to abandon the policy of containing communism and instead work with the soviet union to create a better, less violent world.
Thin foreign policy record from all-too-short presidency for all john kennedy's personal charm, little had been accomplished in his all too short presidency on the foreign policy front, the administration's record was thin. Fears that castro’s example might inspire communist revolution throughout latin america led kennedy to offer a more specific program for hemispheric reform the alliance for progress, announced in march 1961, comprised a series of measures to improve the region's social and economic fortunes.