The world of foreign policy and diplomacy is in a word, complicated. It requires a combination of finesse and bluntness. An appreciation of nuance. A few books by those who have either practiced the craft or books about those who done so, include the following:
DB019351 - “Power and Principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser 1977-1981” by Zbigniew Brzezinski
DB027996 - “Mr. Monroe’s Message: The Story of the Monroe Doctrine” by Frank Robert Donovan
DB035917 - “Turmoil and Triumph: my Years as Secretary of State” by George Shultz
DB037778 - “Ralph Bunche: An American Life” by Brian Urquhart
DB038857 - “Diplomacy” by Henry Kissinger
DB074245 - “George F. Kennan: An American Life” by John Lewis Gaddis
DB083440 - “Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy” by David Milne
DB086908 - “A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order” by Richard Haass
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