Foreign Policy After Kissinger

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Expected Changes Under Carter

New Diplomatic ’style’ Unlike Dissinger's

Henry A. kissinger may not be regarded with the awe he once was, but the criticism he has been subjected to, particularly during the last two years, has lessened as his departure as Secretary of State has drawn near. The “Lone Ranger” of American foreign policy, as President-elect Carter characterized him in last fall's campaign, leaves office on Jan. 20.1 But his impact on this country's relations with the rest of the world is likely to be a subject of debate for decades. Many observers are predicting that while Carter and his advisers may change the style and perhaps even some of the priorities of foreign policy, the substance will retain the Kissinger imprint.

Kissinger's “preoccupation” with U.S.-Soviet ...

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