Essay about Khrushchev Genuinely committed to peaceful coexistence
Khrushchev was entirely committed to this notion is debatable due to his ‘behind the scenes’ actions between 1955 and 1962. The Austrian state treaty of 1955 seemed to show Khrushchev’s commitment to peaceful coexistence, but his aggression after the U2 spy plane incident of 1960 and the gamble with peace over the Berlin wall in 1961 and Cuba in 1962 suggest his commitment to …show more content…
Furthermore it was these arguments that Khrushchev would use in the Geneva summit to convey the genuineness of his attempt to move away from intronational warfare from one external Socialist state into a
Capitalist one, and therefore rejected this Stalinist approach that occurred with the Satellite states of Eastern
Europe by invasion of the Red Army.
However on the contrary, Khrushchev maintained the satellite states as a cohesive political and economic unit that further added to the bipolar international system. This was evident with the establishment of the
Warsaw Pact on 14th of May 1955 was a collective defense treaty of Communist nations within the Soviet