Includes bibliographical references (p. -277) and index.
1. 'Walking a tightrope': Eisenhower and nonalignment -- 2. Rationales for engagement: the new frontiersmen approach nonalignment -- 3. Conferences amid crises: the United States and nonalignment, 1961-1962 -- 4. 'Getting the best of both worlds': the United States and colonial conflicts -- 5. The 'diffusion of power' and the spread of regional conflicts -- 6. 'Our most difficult political battle': the question of aid -- 7. 'A heavy burden for us to bear': the era of Vietnam; Conclusion -- Conclusion: 'A decent respect for the opinions of mankind'.
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