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Page 12 - In these circumstances it is clear that the main element of any United States policy toward the Soviet Union must be that of a long-term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies.
Page 85 - Russell F. Weigley, The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy (New York: Macmillan, 1973), 382-86. As Hastings observes, "fear of being outflanked and cut off became an obsession in many units. 'Bugout fever,' the urge to withdraw precipitately in the face of the slightest threat from the flank, was ... a serious problem.
Page 43 - Yes, it does; and this one deals with the future. TESMAN With the future! But, good heavens, we know nothing of the future! LOVBORG No; but there is a thing or two to be said about it all the same.
Page 153 - Carl von Clausewitz, On War, ed. Michael Howard and Peter Paret (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976), pp.
Page 55 - I say that it is a narrow policy to suppose that this country or that is to be marked out as the eternal ally or the perpetual enemy of England. We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow.
Page 151 - The art and science of developing and using the political, economic, and psychological powers of a nation, together with its armed forces, during peace and war, to secure national objectives.
Page 49 - In the nightmare of the dark All the dogs of Europe bark, And the living nations wait, Each sequestered in its hate; Intellectual disgrace Stares from every human face, And the seas of pity lie Locked and frozen in each eye.
Page 117 - Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, Attorney General, Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Agriculture, Secretary of Commerce, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary of Transportation, Secretary of Energy, Secretary of Education.
Page 145 - ... primordial violence, hatred and enmity, which are to be regarded as a blind natural force; of the play of chance and probability, within which the creative spirit is free to roam; and of its element of subordination, as an instrument of policy, which makes it subject to reason alone.
Page 95 - Particularly significant is the willingness of many less developed nations to participate in organizations and treaties, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which involve some regulation of international economic relations.