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wise men of foreign affairs

Robert D. Schulzinger

wise men of foreign affairs

the history of the Council on Foreign Relations

by Robert D. Schulzinger

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Council on Foreign Relations -- History.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert D. Schulzinger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE744 .S3995 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 342 p. ;
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3184522M
      ISBN 100231055285
      LC Control Number83027321

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This fair, scholarly and readable book illuminates the origin and history (to ) of the Council and places the organization in the larger context of the shifting ideas of its members, and the foreign policy elite generally, about the place of the United States in the world. The author blends information gleaned from the Council's archives with a close analysis of its publications and a.

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But whoever the GOP's foreign policy wise men are, they better speak up. Because right now Dick Cheney and Rand Paul are speaking for you.

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It is the fascinating story of six men: George Kennan, Dean Acheson, Charles Bohlen, Robert Lovett, Averell Harriman and John McCloy. The six men became friends during their school days or in the. In Foreign Affairs no detail lacks its special piquancy. And none can be savored without leaving you with a mouthful of barbed hooks, New York Times.

Synopsis. A Pulitzer Prize-winning story which is both a comedy and a poignant love story about two American academics in London. The separate paths of these two lonely and naive innocents abroad /5().

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foreign policy published by the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization and think tank specializing in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. Founded inthe print magazine is currently published every two months, while the website publishes articles.

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