TITLE

White House Watch: Taugh Talk

AUTHOR(S)
Osborne, John
PUB. DATE
April 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;4/8/78, Vol. 178 Issue 14, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the speech of U.S. President Jimmy Carter on defense policy which was drafted by the President's advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski. Political significance of the speech; Fact that Carter left the initial planning to the speech entirely to Brzezinski and his National Security Council staff; Assertion of Carter on global responsibilities and of his determination to meet those responsibilities by armed force; Discussion about the nuclear and strategic armaments by the President; Argument that Carter's most interesting reference was to the US-Soviet strategic arms limitation talks (SALT); Attempt to lessen Senate opposition to any conceivable SALT treaty acceptable to the Soviet Union.
ACCESSION #
11060494

 

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