Atomic Diplomacy During the Korean War

  title={Atomic Diplomacy During the Korean War},
  author={Roger Dingman},
  journal={International Security},
  pages={50 - 91}
  • R. Dingman
  • Published 24 January 1988
  • Political Science, History
  • International Security
I n January 1956, Life magazine published an article that purportedly explained how the Eisenhower administration had ended the Korean War. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles revealed that he had conveyed an "unmistakable warning" to Beijing that the United States would use nuclear weapons against China if rapid progress toward a negotiated settlement was not made. He asserted that it was "a pretty fair inference" that this nuclear threat had worked. Dulles made this claim in defense of the… 

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