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Evan Thomas’s ‘Ike’s Bluff’ Looks at Eisenhower - NYTimes.com

A new look at Eisenhower highlights a key negotiation skill–the bluff.

As he explains it: “His ability to save the world from nuclear Armageddon entirely depended on his ability to convince America’s enemies — and his own followers — that he was willing to use nuclear weapons. This was a bluff of epic proportions.”

via Evan Thomas’s ‘Ike’s Bluff’ Looks at Eisenhower – NYTimes.com.

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