The Vance-Ball Ploy

July 1981
National Review;7/24/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p819
The article comments on the reaction of Cyrus Vance and George Ball, officials during the administration of former Democratic U.S. presidents, to the announcement by President Ronald Reagan of its willingness to consider selling arms to China. Ball criticized President Reagan for his obsession about the Soviet Union as an enemy. It criticizes Vance and Ball for their failure to understand foreign policy issues.


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