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Reference FCO 82/179
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Foreign policy of United States (1972)
Description American Foreign Policy Report 1972 including general approach to foreign policy, Summit Meetings, the Soviet Union, China, Europe, East-West relations, Japan, International Economic policy, foreign Aid, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, Africa, Vietnam, the Middle East, India/Pakistan, the Strategic balance, SALT, Conscription, MBFR, Arms control, UN and the White House. Triangular politics: the White House, China and Russia. Report on President Nixon's "State of the World" message which contains the President's views on US/European relations, the EEC and its economic and political responsibilities, the role of Japan economically and politically, the importance of triangular cooperation between the US, Europe and Japan as the main support of the free world, the dominant role of the Soviet Union, as principal adversary in US policy-making, the India/Pakistan affair and the US's opposing of Indian aggression.
Date 1972
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries China, Japan, Pakistan, Soviet Union, United States
Places Africa; Asia; Australia; Bangladesh; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Chile; China; Denmark; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Hanoi; India; Iran; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Mediterranean; Middle East; Nicaragua; Northern Ireland; Norway; Pakistan; Persian Gulf; Poland; Rhodesia; Romania; Russia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Suez Canal; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere; Yugoslavia
People Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Elliott, Anthony; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Kissinger, Henry; Kosygin, Alexey; Kraft, Joseph; Mao Zedong; Rogers, William P; Zhou Enlai
Topics Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Burden sharing; Committee to Re-elect the President (CREEP); Communist; Congress; Defence; Department of Defense; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; Drugs; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; EDIP (NATO Defence Programme); Elections; Energy; Environment; European integration; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Great Powers; Health; Hijacking; International Economic Policy; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Kidnapping; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Pollution; Protectionism; Race; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Trade; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; Vietnam War; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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