Author Archives: Lorenz M. Lüthi

About Lorenz M. Lüthi

Lorenz M. Lüthi is an associate professor for the history of international relations at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. His first book, The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World (Princeton, 2008), has been translated into Polish and Chinese. Lüthi has widely published on the Cold War in East Asia, Sino-Soviet relations, and the Vietnam War. He is currently working a second book project on the regional cold wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East.

Non-Alignment, 1946–1965: Its Establishment and Struggle against Afro-Asianism

The President and the Prime Minister desire to proclaim that the policy of non-alignment adopted and pursued by their respective countries is not “neutrality” or neutralism and therefore passivity as sometimes alleged, but is a positive, active and constructive policy seeking to lead to a collective peace. —Text of joint statement by Marshal Josip Tito and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, December 23, 19541 Introduction For many observers both then and now, the famous meeting of Yugoslavia’s Josip Broz Tito, Egypt’s Gamal Abdel Nasser, and India’s Continue reading → Continue reading →