Policy Makers

Policy Makers

by Anna Kasten Nelson
     
 

The Policy Makers examines seven foreign policy advisers—from public servants in the state department to CIA directors and U.S. senators—and the policies each adviser influenced. By focusing on individuals whose policy making role was often unknown to the public, Anna Kasten Nelson and her contributors shed light on the myriad ways in which the postwar

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Overview

The Policy Makers examines seven foreign policy advisers—from public servants in the state department to CIA directors and U.S. senators—and the policies each adviser influenced. By focusing on individuals whose policy making role was often unknown to the public, Anna Kasten Nelson and her contributors shed light on the myriad ways in which the postwar foreign policy of the United States has been shaped, sometimes in ways very damaging to the nation's security.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742550414
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Paul H. Nitze and NSC 68: Militarizing the Cold War
Chapter 2: "The Devil's Advocate": Robert Bowie, Western European Integration, and the German Problem, 1953–1954
Chapter 3: Walt Whitman Rostow: Hawk-Eyed Optimist
Chapter 4: Senator Henry Jackson and the Demise of Détente
Chapter 5: Zbigniew Brzezinski and Afghanistan
Chapter 6: The Wavemaker: Bill Casey in the Reagan Years
Chapter 7: Colin Powell: The Rise and Fall of the Powell Doctrine

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