In June 1949, the director of the State Department's Policy Planning Staff, George Kennan
, twice brought theologian Reinhold Niebuhr to the group's meetings as a consultant.
One of the more interesting American visitors to Georgia in that period was the first George Kennan
They link this concept, influenced by Reinhold Niebuhr, Hans Morgenthau, and George Kennan
, with the concept of the "Great Capitalist Peace," which accommodates other great powers in an effort to make stakeholders of much of the world.
He was strongly supported by George Kennan
and Charles E.
At one point, he quotes the elder statesman George Kennan
as saying in 1993 that television is only capable of "fleeting, disjointed visual glimpses of reality, flickering on and off the screen, here today and gone tomorrow" At another point, he quotes the late president of the University of Chicago, Robert Maynard Hutchins, as describing in 1951 a gloomy future in which there would be "nobody speaking and nobody reading" Hutchins explained sardonically:
and Douglas MacArthur stand as early exemplars.
Bruce was neither as important in a policy sense, nor as interesting a man, as Henry Stimson, Dean Acheson, Averell Harriman, George Kennan
, John J.
In avoiding the poles of triumphalism and self-flagellation, by playing close attention to the evidence and empathizing with policymakers, Gaddis recalled the perspective of George Kennan
Nicholas Thompson, The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan
and the History of the Cold War, New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2009, ISBN: 978-0805081428,403 pp.
Kissinger writes in a tradition old for Europe but only recently established in the United States, by George Kennan
and Walter Lippmann in particular, both of whom he frequently cites in support of his own views.
Lukacs's own anticommunism, which predated much of America's "popular obsession with the evils of Communism," was where he originally connected with the keen analysis of Soviet behavior voiced by George Kennan
Like George Kennan
, Ball had a lifelong affection for Europe and Western civilization that immunized him against fashionable utopian theories of "modernization" in the developing world.