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Foreign Policy in the Reagan Presidency

Nine Intimate Perspectives

Kenneth W. Thompson

In this work, distinguished political figures and journalists who worked closely with Ronald Reagan examine his role in foreign policy. Contents: Preface; Introduction. PART I: PRINCIPLES OF FOREIGN POLICY; Reagan's Foreign Policy Leadership, Sterling Kernek; Reagan and the Realities of Foreign Policy, Paul H. Nitze; Reagan and International Arms Agreements, Caspar Weinberger. PART II: PERSONALITY AND POLICY-MAKING; Reagan as Decisionmaker, John C. Whitehead; Serving Reagan as Negotiator, Max M. Kampelman; Reagan's Leadership: Mystery Man or Ideological Guide? Elliott Abrams. PART III: THE REAGAN STRATEGY: PERSONAL OR INSTITUTIONAL? Administration and Technical Assistance: A.I.D.'s Western Hemisphere Program, Dwight Ink; Reagan as Foreign Policy Strategist, Paul H. Nitze; Reagan's Triumph: Personal or Institutional? Don Oberdorfer. Co-published with the Miller Center of Public Affairs. « less more »
University Press of America / Burkett Miller Center Public Affairs
Pages: 196Size: 6 x 9
978-0-8191-9087-1 • Hardback • August 1993 • $79.00 • (£52.95)
978-0-8191-9088-8 • Paperback • July 1993 • $51.99 • (£34.95)
Kenneth W. Thompson is the Director of the Miller Center for Public Affairs.