John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
- May 24
) was an American
statesman and anti-Communist
who served as Secretary of State
under President Dwight D. Eisenhower
. He advocated support of the French
in their war against the Viet Minh
and famously refused to shake the hand of Zhou Enlai
at the Geneva Conference in 1954
Older brother of Allen Dulles, who directed the CIA.
Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia is named after him.
See also: Vietnam War