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Document Details


Title: Clinton Administration National Security Council Oral History
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Brookings Institution. Foreign Policy Studies Program.
Collection: Clinton Administration National Security Council Oral History
Description: The Clinton administration entered office at a time of great opportunity and challenge. The end of the cold war meant that the new administration had the rare opportunity to craft a foreign policy for a new age. The defining U.S.-Soviet rivalry was gone and the United States had emerged as a uniquely powerful state. The question—and the challenge—then was how the United States would use its power and for what purposes. What were the new threats in the new world?
Extent: 64 pages
URL: http://www.brookings.edu/fp/research/projects/nsc/transcripts/20000927.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Leiberthal, Kenneth
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Director; Government executive
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 27-Sep-2000
Interviewer: Daalder, Ivo H.; Destler, I. M.
People discussed: Blythe, William Jefferson; Clinton, Bill; Clinton, William Jefferson, 1946-; William Jefferson Clinton
Organizations discussed: U.S. National Security Council; White House, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Blythe, William Jefferson; Clinton, Bill; Clinton, William Jefferson, 1946-; District of Columbia; National Security Council (U.S.)--History; National security--Law and legislation--United States; National security--United States; North America; Oral history; Presidents--United States--Staff; U.S. National Security Council; United States; White House, Washington, DC; William Jefferson Clinton
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0034136-37493