Organizing Atlanticism: the Bilderberg group and the Atlantic institute, 1952–1963

@article{Aubourg2003OrganizingAT,
  title={Organizing Atlanticism: the Bilderberg group and the Atlantic institute, 1952–1963},
  author={V. Aubourg},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={105 - 92}
}
  • V. Aubourg
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Political Science
  • Intelligence and National Security
The Bilderberg group, which originated in Europe in 1952, slowly organized an American participation in the following two years. After a first conference held in May 1954, it rapidly developed into one of the most successful private transatlantic organizations of the 1950s. The project for an Atlantic Institute, which dates back to 1953–54, took longer to develop into a concrete institution, and was formally created, after several years of preparation, in January 1961. Both organizations… Expand
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