The New Shape of Foreign Policy

The New Shape of Foreign Policy

Let us assume┬áthat at some time during the seventies the United States will have withdrawn the last GI from Vietnam, that other GIs are preparing to leave Germany and Japan, that Taiwan is again Chinese, Okinawa Japanese, and most other overseas bases either have been abandoned or are under heavy political fire; that the NATO command is in the process of being dismantled, SEATO and CENTO have been shelved; that most American assets abroad have been nationalized or repatriated, and the United States has discontinued most of its foreign aid operations. Let us also assume that all countries that have not yet done so will have established diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union, the Chinese People’s Republic, and even the German De...