TITLE

Thinking Zbig

AUTHOR(S)
McCarthy, Eugene
PUB. DATE
March 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;3/11/78, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the choice of foreign policy advisors by the United States. Views that the United States never adopted the European practice of attaching foreigners directly to its government, but its policy was affected by the reputations of other nations for wisdom and expertise in foreign policy; Change in preferences under the presidencies of Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter who chose their foreign policy advisors from areas in and adjacent to the territory formerly known as the Austro-Hungarian Empire; Reference to Zbigniew Brzezinski foreign policy advisor of Polish origin; Views that Brzezinski is a major influence in determining U.S. foreign policy; Description of Brzezinski's view of himself is, what his overall view of world policy, his position on current foreign policy issues and his Austro-Hungarian connection.
ACCESSION #
11060648

 

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