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Secrets of State: The State Department and the Struggle over U. S. Foreign Policy
     

Secrets of State: The State Department and the Struggle over U. S. Foreign Policy

by Barry A. Rubin
 

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This book explains the foreign policy-making process of the U.S. government, particularly the State Department. It vividly describes the colorful personalities who have held the highest posts and the battles that have pitted agencies, individuals, and ideologies against each other. The results, Rubin contends, more often reflect collisions and compromises in

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This book explains the foreign policy-making process of the U.S. government, particularly the State Department. It vividly describes the colorful personalities who have held the highest posts and the battles that have pitted agencies, individuals, and ideologies against each other. The results, Rubin contends, more often reflect collisions and compromises in Washington than foreign realities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195050103
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/16/1987
Pages:
351
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author:
Barry Rubin, a Council on Foreign Affairs Fellow, was previously Senior Fellow at the Georgetown University Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is the author of Paved with Good Intentions: The American Experience and Iran.

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