January 23, 2009

George Kennan’s Estonian Ties

Many Estonians grieved when George F. Kennan died on March 17th. Some did so because they recalled that Ambassador Kennan had laid the foundations for the containment doctrine that defined America’s approach in the Cold War and ultimately made possible the collapse of communism and the recovery of Baltic independence.

Many Estonians grieved when George F. Kennan died on March 17th. Some did so because they recalled that Ambassador Kennan had laid the foundations for the containment doctrine that defined America’s approach in the Cold War and ultimately made possible the collapse of communism and the recovery of Baltic independence.


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