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Reference FCO 82/422
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Foreign policy of USA (1974)
Description Includes President Gerald Ford's Amnesty Proclamation on draft evaders and deserters, Amnesty Statement, Views on detente, press conference and a look ahead at the prospects for SALT. Press conference by President Ford in which he defended his action in pardoning former President Nixon and also spoke on the CIA in Chile. Report on isolation versus hegemony and whether the US want a genuine partnership with Europe or whether she is more concerned to develop a super power relationship with the Soviet Union, relegating Europe to a subordinate role. Report on the US as a super power and US/Soviet bilateralism, CSCE, MBFR, SALT and trends in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe including the USSR, Poland, Hungary, GDR, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria. Interim report on House Foreign Affairs committee markup covering the Middle East, Indo China aid, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries China, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Soviet Union, United States, Yugoslavia, Germany
Places Africa; Asia; Britain; Bulgaria; Cambodia; Canada; Chile; China; Cuba; Cyprus; Czechoslovakia; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Hungary; India; Iran; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea; Kuwait; Laos; Latin America; Mediterranean; Middle East; Pakistan; Poland; Romania; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Spain; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Callaghan, James; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Johnson, Alexis; Kennedy, Robert F; Mao Zedong; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Russell, Mark; Zhou Enlai
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Campus Violence; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Communist; Congress; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of State; Detente; Draft; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; Exports; foreign policy; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; Isolationism; Japanese; Mid-Term elections; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Narcotics; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Protectionism; Protectionist; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Vietnam War; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; White House; wire-tapping; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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