Letter from the Acting Secretary of State (Grew) to Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg

Washington Foreign Relations of the United States: The Conference of Berlin (The Potsdam Conference), 1945,…

Memorandum by the President’s Adviser and Assistant (Hopkins) of a Conversation During Dinner at the Kremlin

Top Secret Moscow Foreign Relations of the United States: The Conference of Berlin (The Potsdam…

Excerpts from Memorandum by Mr. Edwin A. Locke, Jr., Personal Representative of President Truman

Washington A Proposal Aimed at Averting Civil War in China 1. Stake of the United…

Excerpts from the Ambassador in China (Hurley) to the Secretary of State

Chungking [Received July 19 – 8:21 a.m.] We advised President Roosevelt more than a year…

Excerpts from Memorandum by Mr. John S. Service to the Chief of the Division of Chinese Affairs (John Carter Vincent)

Washington While in Yenan I discussed with Communist leaders the possibility of Communist policy becoming…

Excerpts from the Ambassador in France (Caffery) to the Secretary of State

Paris 1 p.m. As a result of informal and confidential conversations with a number of…

An Estimate of Conditions in Asia and the Pacific at the Close of the War in the Far East and the Objectives and Policies of the United States

Washington A Policy Paper Prepared in the Department of State I. Introduction When V day…

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Jefferson Caffery)

Washington Noon 1945. Following telegram dated May 9 received from the Secretary at San Francisco,…

Memorandum by the Assistant to the President’s Naval Aide (George M. Elsey)

Top Secret Indo-China first became a subject in Presidential messages in November 1944. General Wedemeyer,…

Remarks at Moscow State University

The President. Thank you, Rector Logunov, and I want to thank all of you very…

Address to the Nation on Iran Arms and Contra Aid

  My fellow Americans: I've spoken to you from this historic office on many occasions…

Vietnam: The Third Face of the War

Speech to the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and my…

Joint Resolution of Congress, H.J. RES 1145 (Gulf of Tonkin Resolution)

Department of State Bulletin, Vol. 51, no. 1313 (August 24, 1964), 268. . . .…

Speech in Washington

I would like to discuss with you the thing that is most important to all…

Observations on the Struggle for Power in China

The Chinese Communists are so strong between the Great Wall and the Yangtze that they…

On Detente

The professional smokescreen about peaceful trade continues. The plain fact is that irresponsible policies have…

Observations on China

December 11, 1948 Mr. Landon may be of the opinion that we "gulled" Republicans should…

Argument against Involvement in the Chinese Civil War

...I have watched China at intervals over the past thirty years, I watched the newly…

“A Policy of Boldness”

Source: John Foster Dulles, “A Policy of Boldness,” Life, Vol. 32, no. 20 (May 19,…

Observations on Massive Retaliation

The "Instant Retaliation" speech of Secretary Dulles, delivered on January 12, was presented as a…

Statement on Liberation Policy

...The CHAIRMAN. I am particularly interested in something I read recently, to the effect that…

Speech on the Far East

...I am frequently asked: Has the State Department got an Asian policy? And it seems…

Speech at Berkeley, California

...However much we may sympathize with the Soviet citizens who for reasons bedded deep in…