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Reference FCO 82/409
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title USA: annual review for 1973 (1974)
Description Watergate affair brought down many of the President's closest advisers and has put the President in danger of impeachment. There were misunderstandings between the US and its European allies over differences regarding the Middle East war. The Vietnam peace agreement fell into tatters. Detente with the Soviet Union remained a major Administration goal. Moves made in Congress to secure US troop reductions in Europe were defeated. US/European commercial relations remained difficult with the GATT. The Administration's Trade Bill remains in doubt and the massive turnaround in the US external economic position likely to harden the Administration's attitude on monetary reform.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, Vietnam
Places Africa; Alaska; Algiers; Argentina; Asia; Cambodia; Chile; China; Colombia; Egypt; Europe; Geneva; Hanoi; Hungary; Iceland; Iran; Israel; Japan; Laos; Mediterranean; Middle East; Pakistan; Romania; Russia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Syria; United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela; Vietnam
People Agnew, Spiro; Brezhnev, Leonid; Colby, William; Connally, John B; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Dean, John W III; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Ellsberg, Daniel; Ford, Gerald; Laird, Melvin R; Love, John A; Mitchell, John; Richardson, Elliot; Rockefeller, Nelson; Shultz, George; Sullivan, William
Topics Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Congress; Conservation; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of Defense; Department of State; Desegregation; Detente; Draft; Economy; EDIP (NATO Defence Programme); Elections; Energy; Exports; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); foreign policy; Health; Hijacking; Impeachment; Inflation; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Office of Management and Budget; Oil; organisation; Organisation of American States; Payments; Pentagon; Pentagon Papers; Plumbers; Price controls; Recession; State Department; State of the Union Message; Strikes; Supreme Court; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade Reform Bill; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; Vice President; Watergate; White House; wire-tapping; Year of Europe
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