Tag: James Baker

The Man Who End The Cold War

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Shevardnadze’s rise to leadership of the Foreign Ministry in 1985, only months after Gorbachev became general secretary, was a “bolt from the blue,” in Chernyaev’s words. Shevardnadze’s talks with Shultz brought a whole new tone to U.S.-Soviet discourse, while the

REVIEW: The U-2 Spyplane: Toward the Unknown, A New History of the Early Years

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By Christopher Pocock. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000. 288 pages. Reviewed by Dr. Gerald K. Haines Chris Pocock has done his homework well. His most recent book — The U-2 Spyplane, Toward the Unknown, A New History of the