TITLE

RECENT BOOKS ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Henry L.
PUB. DATE
April 1960
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Apr1960, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p516
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a list of books. One of the books is "The Uncertain Trumpet," by Maxwell D. Taylor. The recently retired Chief of Staff of the United States Army here elaborates his sharp criticism of American strategic and defense policies in recent years. His principal target is exclusive reliance upon nuclear deterrence at the expense of forces for limited forms of war. Another book "America--The Invincible," by Emmet John Hughes. As the title indicates, Hughes--who has in the past been closely associated with the White House--is far from happy about U.S. policies. While many of his specific criticisms are directed against positions attributed to the late John Foster Dulles, his real complaint is with general American attitudes and purposes, which he finds sadly out of touch with the world's realities. The book "Democracy Is Not Enough," by John Scott. On the basis of his wide-ranging travels through Asia, Africa and Latin America in the past fire years Scott, a reporter with Time, has acquired much information and many insights about the present state and needs of the "hungry world." He feds strongly that formal democracy alone will not suffice to strengthen these countries or give them an alternative to the Communist way of development.
ACCESSION #
14722089

 

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