The Accession of Shultz

McLaughlin, John
July 1982
National Review;7/23/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p882
The article discusses the challenges for George Schultz, who is appointed as the secretary of the U.S. Department of State, by President Ronald Reagan. It is expected that his experience as the Treasury Secretary will help him deal with issues related to foreign policy, defense and national security. With his economic background, he will be knowing that Soviet trade in comparison to total Western European trade is insignificant. His economic knowledge will help him in foreign policy on the Soviet Union. He will try to urge the President to work on his Middle East policy in the interest of the country.


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