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Spring 4-30-2012

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David F. Schmitz


This thesis explores the impact of General Alexander Haig on the formation of foreign policy during his time as a member of President Richard Nixon’s National Security Council and as President Ronald Reagan’s secretary of state.

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Ronald Reagan, Vietnam -- Foreign relations, Vietnam War (1961-1975), Influence (Psychology), Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994), Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006), United States -- Foreign relations, Alexander Meigs Haig (1924-2010), Soviet Union -- Foreign relations, Cambodia -- Foreign relations, Vietnam War (1961-1975) -- Cambodia -- Operation Menu, Operation Lam Son 719 (1971), Whitman College -- Dissertation collection 2012 -- History Department

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