Foreign Policy in the Reagan Presidency: Nine Intimate Perspectives / Edition 11

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819190888
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 7/28/1993
  • Series: Portraits of American Presidents Series, #11
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth W. Thompson is the Director of the Miller Center for Public Affairs.

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Table of Contents

1 Reagan's Foreign Policy Leadership 3
2 Reagan and the Realities of Foreign Policy 21
3 Reagan and International Arms Agreements 43
4 Reagan as Decisionmaker 59
5 Serving Reagan as Negotiator 79
6 Reagan's Leadership: Mystery Man or Ideological Guided 95
7 Administration and Technical Assistance: A.I.D.'s Western Hemisphere Program 123
8 Reagan as Foreign Policy Strategist 145
9 Reagan's Triumph: Personal or Institutional? 159
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