Diplomacy: The Faith of Nations

One of the paramount problems of our time is that we must transcend the old patterns of power politics in which nations sought to exploit every volatile situation for their own advantage or to squeeze the maximum advantage for themselves out of every negotiation.

With these words, Richard Nixon last week explained the prerequisite for the era of negotiation into which he aspires to lead the two superpowers. In a speech at the United Nations to mark its 25th anniversary, the President stressed the necessity for nations to refrain from the all-too-common...

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