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Soviet Diplomacy and Negotiating Behavior: Emerging New Context for U.S. Diplomacy
Soviet Diplomacy and Negotiating Behavior: Emerging New Context for U.S. Diplomacy
By the Congressional Research Service for the House Committee o
G.P.O., 1979, 573 pp
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A comprehensive survey on a subject which has preoccupied Americans for half a century. Much of it represents summary and comparison of the series of negotiating experiences American officials have had with their Soviet counterparts, and of the conclusions they have drawn from that experience. But the author of the study, Joseph G. Whelan, gives what amounts to a running account of Soviet-American relations, putting diplomacy first in the old context and then in what may be the emerging new one of the 1980s.