Secrets of State
by Barry Rubin
Publisher: Smashwords 2013
Number of pages: 377
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
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