In This Review

United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1955
United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1955
By William Reitzel and Others
Brookings Institution, 1956, 535 pp

The purpose of this useful contribution by the Brookings Institution is to analyze "the official purposes and actions of the United States in its foreign policies and relations during the ten years since the war in order to try to recapture the key decisions that were made and the grounds on which one course of action rather than another was chosen."