TITLE

TOWARD A NEW DIPLOMACY

AUTHOR(S)
Bowles, Chester
PUB. DATE
January 1962
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Jan1962, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p244
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. foreign policy. As America's responsibilities in world affairs grew, the task of America's diplomacy became more complex and its instruments multiplied correspondingly. The extraordinary multiplication of activities and agencies reflects the complexity and interdependence of the modern world. Much of it would have occurred even if there were no Soviet challenge. Yet the increasing competition between our two societies, between the Soviet and the liberal-democratic approach to human development, has greatly hastened the process, and this competition will be with us for the foreseeable future. The challenge of new age was initially interpreted by both the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government as primarily a challenge to policy-making. But the development of an effective foreign policy is only the first step. And this challenge to the U.S. instruments of policy, to the organization, administration and operation of American efforts at home and abroad, has only recently begun to be appreciated and acted upon.
ACCESSION #
14718329

 

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