In This Review

The Crises of Power: Foreign Policy in the Kissinger Years
The Crises of Power: Foreign Policy in the Kissinger Years
By Seyom Brown
Columbia University Press, 1979, 194 pp

A balanced critique of concepts, achievements, and failures. Brown argues that Kissinger's difficulties stemmed largely from "the inability of the Nixon and Ford Administrations to provide the domestic building blocks necessary to give the structure an immediate and secure foundation."