America's Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920

America's Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920[PDF / Epub] ✅ America's Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920 Author David S. Foglesong – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk From the Russian revolutions of to the end of the Civil War in Woodrow Wilson s administration sought to oppose the Bolsheviks in a variety of covert ways Drawing on previously unavailable American an From the War against PDF/EPUB ë Russian revolutions of to the end of the Civil War in Woodrow Wilson s administration sought to oppose the Bolsheviks in a variety of covert ways Drawing on previously unavailable American and Russian archival material David Foglesong chronicles both sides of this secret war and reveals a new dimension to the America's Secret eBook Ø first years of the US Soviet rivalry Foglesong explores the evolution of Wilson s ambivalent attitudes toward socialism and revolution before and analyzes the social and cultural origins of American anti Bolshevism Constrained by his espousal of the principle of self determination by idealistic public sentiment and by Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. ePUB ô congressional restrictions Wilson had to rely Secret War against MOBI õ on secretive methods to affect the course of the Russian Civil War The administration provided covert financial and military aid to anti Bolshevik forces established clandestine spy networks concealed the purposes of limited military expeditions to northern Russia and Siberia and delivered ostensibly humanitarian assistance to soldiers fighting to overthrow the Soviet government In Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. ePUB ô turn the Soviets developed and secretly funded a propaganda campaign in the United States designed to mobilize public opposition to anti Bolshevik activity promote American Soviet economic ties and win diplomatic recognition from Washington. This is a richly detailed and comprehensive look at the development of US Foreign Policy The events of WW I and the Russian Revolution are the lens in which interventions and humanitarianism would be developed and applied Wilson s secretiveness, ambiguity and indecision would be compounded by the conflicting advice and actions of his staff and key actors in this developing drama The beauty of the book is how the author uses primary sources to show the positions and attitudes of the major play This is a richly detailed and comprehensive look at the development of US Foreign Policy The events of WW I and the Russian Revolution are the lens in which interventions and humanitarianism would be developed and applied Wilson s secretiveness, ambiguity and indecision would be compounded by the conflicting advice and actions of his staff and key actors in this developing drama The beauty of the book is how the author uses primary sources to show the positions and attitudes of the major players and how each sought to influence their agenda and the President If you are looking for a book on how the White House came to its decisions to intervene in Russia and the complexities of the multiple actors and actions, then this is your book I highly recommend this book