TITLE

The Legitimation of the Nixon-Kissinger Grand Design and Grand Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Caldwell, Dan
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Diplomatic History;Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p633
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses domestic views of foreign policies promoted by former U.S. president Richard M. Nixon and former U.S. national security adviser Henry Kissinger. Nixon and Kissinger developed a foreign policy strategy that recognized the dominance of the U.S., the Soviet Union and China and sought to limit communism without provoking a confrontation with the Soviet Union. Nixon and Kissinger centralized foreign policy control to avoid bureaucratic hindrances and promoted détente with the Soviet Union. Nixon's use of public relations to promote his policies with the assistance of journalist John Scali and former U.S. chief of staff H.R. Haldeman is noted. The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam by Nixon and his attendance of Soviet summits is discussed.
ACCESSION #
43576163

 

Related Articles

  • Transforming the Soviet Sphere of Influence? U.S.-Soviet Détente and Eastern Europe, 1969–1976. Selvage, Douglas E. // Diplomatic History;Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p671 

    The article discusses whether U.S. policies on détente constituted acceptance of the Soviet Union's influence over Eastern Europe. Reports by former Soviet ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin suggest that former U.S. president Richard Nixon and former U.S. national security adviser Henry Kissinger...

  • Détente, Entente, or Linkage? The Helsinki Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe in U.S. Relations with the Soviet Union. Romano, Angela // Diplomatic History;Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p703 

    The article discusses how détente policies between the U.S. and the Soviet Union resulted in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE). The conference was held in Helsinki, Finland and Geneva, Switzerland following a proposal by the Warsaw Pact to the North Atlantic Treaty...

  • Why the Russians Do What They Do.  // Time;5/22/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 21, p26 

    The article focuses on the issues concerning the efforts of U.S. in mining the North Vietnamese harbors relative to Russia's foreign policy. It says that U.S. President Richard Nixon's action pushed the U.S.S.R. to select between self-interest and ideological commitment, in which the Russians...

  • First visit to Soviet Union.  // Presidents & Prime Ministers;May/Jun95, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p36 

    Presents an excerpt of the remarks made by American President Richard Nixon prior to visiting the Soviet Union on May 20, 1972. Hope for the improvement of the American-Russian relations.

  • "A Moment to Be Seized".  // Time;6/12/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 24, p24 

    The article focuses on agreements between the Soviet Union and the U.S. in 1972 for the promotion of sound relations and peace. U.S. President Richard M. Nixon states that detente between the two countries has reduced the danger of a possible war. It also adds that U.S. and the Soviet Union...

  • Scoop Jackson: Meanwhile, Back in Peking . . .  // Time;7/8/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p20 

    The article focuses on issues regarding Washington Senator Henry Jackson including his opposition to the Moscow summit on detente, his suggestion that President Nixon would have been smarter to stay home and look after Watergate, and his accusation to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger of secret...

  • Taking Semantic Cover.  // Time;3/15/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p12 

    The article offers information on how presidents of nations reacted to the word "detente." In the second week of March 1976, the Soviet Union came under fire because of the Administration policy of detente, thus, President Gerald Rudolf Ford provided cover and dropped the word, while Henry...

  • A Yellow Light on the Road to D.  // Time;4/8/1974, Vol. 103 Issue 14, p45 

    The article discusses the dimensions of détente, which cause disturbance to many Americans after U.S. President Richard Nixon has made declaration that it has become a keystone in his foreign policy. It is feared that the Soviet is determined to use détente as an easier route to political...

  • Crisis And Confrontation. Kissinger, Henry // Time;10/15/1979, Vol. 114 Issue 16, p66 

    The article presents the author's views on the dramatic moments described by political scientist Henry Kissinger about wars among countries. It emphasizes the U.S. planned intervention to the conflict between Jordan and Syria and the implication of the statement of President Richard Nixon in a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics