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Soviet conduct in world affairs a selection of readings by Alexander Dallin

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



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  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations.

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Statementcompiled by Alexander Dallin.
LC ClassificationsDK266 .D23 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5205644M
ISBN 100837185114
LC Control Number75031359

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Soviet conduct in world affairs. New York: Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The X Article, formally titled The Sources of Soviet Conduct and also known as the Long Telegram, was an article written by George F. Kennan under the pseudonym "Mr. X" and published in Foreign Affairs magazine in July Kennan, who was the Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States to the USSR from to , advocated in the article a policy of containment of the Soviet Union and. The political personality of Soviet power as we know it today is the product of ideology and circumstances: ideology inherited by the present Soviet leaders from the movement in which they had their political origin, and circumstances of the power which they now have exercised for nearly three decades in Russia. George F. Kennan, American diplomat and historian best known for his successful advocacy of a “containment policy” to oppose Soviet expansionism following World War II. Upon graduation from Princeton in , Kennan entered the foreign service. He .

  A year later, the text of his famous “Long Telegram” was expanded into a Foreign Affairs article, “The Sources of Soviet Conduct.” Writing under the byline “X,” Kennan argued that the Soviets’ Marxist-Leninist ideology was for real and that this worldview, plus a deep sense of insecurity, was what drove Soviet expansionism.   JOHN LEWIS GADDIS, a cold-war historian, is the author of “George F. Kennan: An American Life” (; reviewed by The Economisthere).He is Lovett . Formally titled “The Sources of Soviet Conduct,” the X-Article appeared in the July issue of Foreign Affairs magazine. Shortly thereafter, the identity of the author, “X,” was revealed as George Frost Kennan, then the new Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff. Historians consider this article the most significant public explanation of America’s emerging. World Affairs is a leading journal, printed and published in India. It seeks to provide the much needed Asian and the developing world's perspective on issues of global significance. It stimulates interaction and debate between developed and scholars and decision makers in all countries.

The Soviets in World Affairs: A History of Relations Between the Soviet Union and the Rest of the World, by Louis Fischer. In Two Volumes Volume 2 of The Soviets in World Affairs: A History of Relations Between the Soviet Union and the Rest of the World, Louis Fischer: Author: Louis Fischer: Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Original from. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The Soviets in world affairs: a history of the relations between the Soviet Union and the rest of the world, Item Preview. a different perspective, it is a valuable book which merits the attention of the political scientist as well as that of the general reader. University of California, Santa Barbara HENRY A. TURNER Soviet Conduct in World Affairs: A Selection of Readings. Compiled by ALEXANDER DALLIN. (New York: Columbia University Press, Pp. x, $). "The sources of Soviet conduct", auteur:M. X, p. Subject In July , George Frost Kennan, US Ambassador to Moscow, anonymously publishes in the US journal Foreign Affairs a damning indictment of Soviet international policy and diplomatic practices.