John Foster Dulles


John Foster Dulles
noun
United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
Syn: ↑Dulles
Instance Hypernyms: ↑diplomat, ↑diplomatist

* * *

John Foster Dulles [John Foster Dulles]
(1888–1959) a US lawyer who became ↑Secretary of State (1953–9) under President Eisenhower. He developed a US foreign policy that was strongly opposed to the USSR and to Communism, which he considered to be morally evil.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.