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Architects of Intervention: The United States, the Third World, and the Cold War, 1946-1962

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Intervention was one of the most dramatic forms of interaction between the third world and the United States during the cold war. In telling the story of seven of the most significant of these interventions during the key years 1946-1962, Zachary Karabell reveals in Architects of Intervention a complex interplay between the American government and third-world actors in designing U.S. policy in their respective countries.
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Intervention was one of the most dramatic forms of interaction between the third world and the United States during the cold war. In telling the story of seven of the most significant of these interventions during the key years 1946-1962, Zachary Karabell reveals in Architects of Intervention a complex interplay between the American government and third-world actors in designing U.S. policy in their respective countries.
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Zachary Karabell
Zachary Karabell

Zachary Karabell is the author of several works of American and world history, including The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election and Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal. He has taught at Harvard and Dartmouth, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Newsweek. He lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 Greece: Laying the Foundation 17
2 Italy: A Secret Agency for an Open Election 37
3 Iran: Succeeding John Bull 50
4 Iran: Whose Coup? 62
5 Guatemala: Revolutionaries and Counterrevolutionaries 92
6 Guatemala: Ike and Armas 108
7 Lebanon: From Cairo to Beirut 136
8 Lebanon: To the Shores of Tripoli 151
9 Cuba: Flying Solo 173
10 Laos: Into the Jungles 206
Conclusion 225
Bibliography 229
Index 241
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