politics

Kennan Posts So Far — What They Show

I have been posting excerpts from George Kennan’s famous 1947 letter outlining the reasons for containment as a means of confronting the hostile Soviet Union. The response to Kennan was not to embrace his largely non-military smart-diplomacy approach. Thus what was called containment was not what Kennan was advocating exactly. It morphed into Mutually Assured […]

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