TITLE

CHALLENGE AND RESPONSE IN UNITED STATES POLICY

AUTHOR(S)
Dulles, John Foster
PUB. DATE
October 1957
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Oct57, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Since the founding of the U.S., the American people have believed that it had a mission in the world. They have believed that their conduct and example would promote the spread of free institutions. But they have traditionally felt that it would be better for their government to avoid involvement in international issues. With rare expectations, the U.S. left the field of international politics to the governments of the "Great Powers" of the nineteenth century. It took the First World War to involved the U.S. in the world crises and conflicts. This article examines the evolution of the U.S. foreign policy and the country's national principles.
ACCESSION #
14738286

 

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