Mason, Philip
October 1964
Foreign Affairs;Oct64, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p150
This article aims to analyze the apartheid regime in South Africa based on the idea of political philosopher William James dividing philosophers into the tender-minded and the tough-minded and from these angles to suggest certain maxims of foreign policy for Great Britain and the U.S. The question of South Africa has been looked in Great Britain and the U.S. from the point of view of morality and from the point of view national interest. The moralist point of view is irrelevant in South Africa. The national interest point of view should be focus and aim of British and American policy toward South Africa.


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