The CIA Confronts the Tito-Stalin Split, 19481951

  title={The CIA Confronts the Tito-Stalin Split, 19481951},
  author={Coleman Armstrong Mehta},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
  • C. Mehta
  • Published 31 March 2011
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
After relations between the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia broke down in 1948, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) devoted a good deal of attention to Yugoslavia. Initially, however, the Truman administration was reluctant to provide extensive security assistance to the regime of Josip Broz Tito, who until 1948 had been a brutal Stalinist. The outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950 changed the situation. The United States developed much closer political, economic, and military ties with… 
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