Secrecy in US Foreign Policy

Secrecy in US Foreign Policy

by Yukinori Komine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0754672727

ISBN-13: 9780754672722

Pub. Date: 04/08/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Secrecy in US Foreign Policy examines the pursuit of strict secrecy by President Nixon and his National Security Advisor Kissinger in foreign policy decision making in relation to the US rapprochement with China. Moreover it sheds new light on the complexity and dynamism of the evolution of China initiatives and demonstrates the many policy options and perspectives

Overview

Secrecy in US Foreign Policy examines the pursuit of strict secrecy by President Nixon and his National Security Advisor Kissinger in foreign policy decision making in relation to the US rapprochement with China. Moreover it sheds new light on the complexity and dynamism of the evolution of China initiatives and demonstrates the many policy options and perspectives among US officials. Dr Komine focuses on three major elements of the rapprochement: "

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754672722
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/08/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Part I The Foundations of Foreign Policy Decision-Making: The Nixon-Kissinger leadership for a new China initiative; Foreign policy decision-making machinery for the US rapprochement with China. Part II The Evolution of the Rapprochement Policy: The development of policy options from January to July 1969; The reassessment of the China policy from July to November 1969; The resumption of the Warsaw ambassadorial talks from December 1969 to May 1970; The development of backchannel communications from June 1970 to June 1971. Part III Direct Talks: Kissinger's trips to Beijing in July and October 1971; Nixon's trip to China in February 1972; Epilogue; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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