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JFK and the opening to the left


Accogli Claudio
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Hi all,

during these years of research, the thesis Kennedy was killed due to his ''opening to the left'' program in Us, Europe and elsewhere in the World, became one of the idea that suggested me.

In this ''opening to the left'' in Europe we should consider one important aspect: the anti-nuclear proliferation that this program supported as well.

What is your opinion?

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Claudio-

I assume you are referring to the test-ban treaty of July '63. Are you referring to anything else?

Certainly I agree that with NATO and CIA cooperation in the creation of Gladio programs in Italy and Germany and other Western and Central European countries, the US had an institutional presence in Europe that could outlast any electoral shifts and could be used to resist a detante, as it was in fact later used in the 1970s in Italy.

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Claudio-

I assume you are referring to the test-ban treaty of July '63. Are you referring to anything else?

Certainly I agree that with NATO and CIA cooperation in the creation of Gladio programs in Italy and Germany and other Western and Central European countries, the US had an institutional presence in Europe that could outlast any electoral shifts and could be used to resist a detante, as it was in fact later used in the 1970s in Italy.

Well, of course the ban treaty. But I think it is also important the Mlf: the Multilateral Force was a project of Kennedy to ''satisfy'' the European requests to have their own nuclear weapons. Italy, Germany and France had an agreement on that, Uk planned with Skybolt B to have its own bomb.

Kennedy proposed the Mlf, nuclear missiles on submarines with a 'multilateral' team and the veto option for any member (nation) of the team.

This was a program of 200 billions of dollars.

But, the left parties in Europe were against nuclear weapons: so the support of the Kennedy administration to them also had the goal to de-potenziate the Mlf itself, achieving the anti-nuclear proliferation main goal. (socialists in the Multilateral would have use their veto to oppose the use of nuclear weapons).

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Well, of course the ban treaty. But I think it is also important the Mlf: the Multilateral Force was a project of Kennedy to ''satisfy'' the European requests to have their own nuclear weapons. Italy, Germany and France had an agreement on that, Uk planned with Skybolt B to have its own bomb.

Kennedy proposed the Mlf, nuclear missiles on submarines with a 'multilateral' team and the veto option for any member (nation) of the team.

This was a program of 200 billions of dollars.

But, the left parties in Europe were against nuclear weapons: so the support of the Kennedy administration to them also had the goal to de-potenziate the Mlf itself, achieving the anti-nuclear proliferation main goal. (socialists in the Multilateral would have use their veto to oppose the use of nuclear weapons).

(double, coz dunno why, but the answer does not show in the forum list..)

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