The years following World War II featured the greatest boom in economic progress and quality of life ever experienced in history. Today, the reasons for this acceleration of development of the western world are largely misdiagnosed by historians and economists who, consciously or not, know nothing of the principled struggle between the
I am in awe at the stupidity of mankind for not understanding how we collectively have reached this point in our journey, only to realize that the roadmap that was we used to get us here was altered, tampered with, thus, it is genuinely fair to now understand why we’re so lost and uninformed !
It might be helpful to replace "John Foster Dulles" with "Allen Dulles." John Foster Dulles was secretary of state under Eisenhower. Allen Dulles, his brother, was head of the CIA under Eisenhower and fired by JFK.
Books like Talbot's The Devil's Chessboard and Tim Wiener's Legacy of Ashes make it clear that Allen Dulles was a psychopath.
I'm surprised you go after George Ball, he was fired for resisting the Vietnam fiasco, which makes him pretty far from a scoundrel in my eyes. A good article nonetheless.