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Reference FCO 82/51
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Foreign policy of USA (1971)
Description Nixon's special message to Congress on US foreign policy and his personal letters on this subject to the Queen and Prime Minister Edward Heath. Draft of Heath's reply. Melvin R Laird's Defense Report covering the main objectives of US defense policy and strategy, the Vietnam War, Vietnamization, NATO, troop withdrawals, Nixon doctrine, defense budget, moves towards a zero draft, SALT and ABM system talks, China and the Soviet Union. Assessment of 'Threats to US and Free World Security'. President Nixon's report on US Foreign Policy for the 1970s, 25 February 1971. Europe, EEC, UN, Japan, Middle East, US/Soviet relations, international economic policy, kidnapping of US airmen in Turkey, William P. Rogers, US State Department and National Security Council. British analyses of US policies. Nixon's press conference of 4 March 1971. US Foreign Aid. Nixon's Economic Report and the annual report of the Council of Economic Advisers. Tariffs and EEC. Cambodia and Laos. Nixon's statement on the Middle East. Nixon's radio address on US foreign policy, 25 February 1971. East-West relations. Nixon's policy on Eastern and Central Europe, Latin America, Africa, South Asia and Vietnam. Strategic policy and US armed forces. Dialogue between FCO and British Embassy in Washington DC on US foreign policy. Despatches from Lord Cromer. Financial costs of the Vietnam War.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries Cambodia, China, Japan, Turkey, United States, Soviet Union
Places Africa; Asia; Bahamas; Cambodia; Caribbean; Chequers; Chile; China; Cuba; Denmark; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Guatemala; Hanoi; Honduras; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Lima; Mediterranean; Mexico; Middle East; New Zealand; Nigeria; Norway; Okinawa; Pakistan; Panama; Rhodesia; Romania; Russia; South Africa; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Spain; Suez Canal; Syria; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere; Yugoslavia
People Anne, HRH Princess; Annenberg, Walter H; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Green, Marshall; Heath, Edward; Ho Chi Minh; Laird, Melvin R; Phouma, Prince Souvanna; Queen, HRH Elizabeth II; Rogers, William P; Thant, U
Topics Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; British Embassy; Burden sharing; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Council of Economic Advisers; Council on International Economic Policy; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; EDIP (NATO Defence Programme); Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; European Economic Community; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Free trade; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; Great Powers; Health; Hijacking; Inflation; International Economic Policy; Isolationism; Japanese; Kidnapping; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Mutual force reductions; Narcotics; Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Ostpolitik; Pacification; Payments; Pollution; Protectionism; Protectionist; Race; Refugees; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Tariffs; Textiles; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; United Nations National Security Council; Vietnam War; Vietnamization; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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