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In Search of a Role

In Search of a Role THE enormity of the structural changes that have occurred in the world political system in the sixties is best illustrated by the fact that the foreign policies of almost all the important countries of the world have had to suffer severe reverses during the decade. The post-Cuban euphoria in the United States has yielded place to thinly-veiled admission of monumental failure in Vietnam; in fact, America has suffered in the sixties what is probably the most serious setback of the 200 years of its history, with grievous internal and external consequences. The Soviet Union, while it may have derived a few advantages from its conflict with China, has knocked out one ot the fundamental postulates of Soviet foreign policy

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