Rough Diplomacy


Usable Intelligence.

The success of any mission depends just as much on the planning and intelligence behind it .By 1908, the time was right for a new kind of agent to protect America. The United States was, well, united, with its borders stretching from coast to coast and only two landlocked states left to officially…

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 Fiorello La Guardia : Ultimate American

Fiorello Henry La Guardia  Mayor of New York City  from 1934 to 1945. Previously he had been elected to Congress in 1916 and 1918, and again from 1922 through 1930.  history.Fiorello H. La Guardia. Prior to becoming New York’s pre-eminent mayor, La Guardia was a distinguished U.S. congressman (1916-18) and…

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Fiorello LaGuardia: Revenge Politics

In November 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt responded to a resolution of Congress and invited nations of the world to participate in the New York World’s Fair. Soon after, Fair President Grover Whalen began traveling across the world gathering commitments from an unprecedented number of foreign governments. The negotiation with…

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