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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John P Burke
|ISBN:||9781603440981 1603440984 9781603441025 1603441026|
|Description:||492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction-the case for the honest broker role --
The foundation of honest brokerage: Truman's executive secretaries, Eisenhower's special assistants --
The decline of honest brokerage: Bundy as NSC advisor --
The costs of absent brokerage: Kissinger as NSC advisor --
The benefits of balanced brokerage: Scowcroft as NSC advisor --
Weak brokerage, insurgency, and recovery: the Reagan NSC advisors --
The costs of failed brokerage: Rice as NSC advisor --
Appendix A: Assistants to the president for national security affairs (NSC advisors) --
Since 1953 --
Appendix B: The others: Rostow, Brzezinski, Lake, Berger, and Hadley --
|Series Title:||Joseph V. Hughes, Jr. and Holly O. Hughes series on the presidency and leadership.|
|Other Titles:||National security advisor and presidential decision making|
|Responsibility:||John P. Burke.|
"John Burke has written a book that all students of the presidency will want to absorb. It also should be high on the reading lists of new presidents and their national security teams." --Fred I.
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