Browsing All posts tagged under »President Reagan«

Risky Business/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 5, 2018

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Jay Winik, author and historian, wrote on the topic of “Summitry Can Be Risky Business, for the WSJ. (May 4,2018). High-profile summit meetings, we are told, can have unforeseeable consequences. In 1986, President Reagan met with Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland. Mr. Gorbachev insisted on an agreement that the US agree to limit its missile-defense […]

A President Needs These Two Qualities/Martin Rosenfeld

August 2, 2011

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One post-mortem worthy of your review is an article written by William Galston for the New Republic on White House negotiation errors. I will sum up the premise in one sentence. Mr. Galston states that a President needs a core of convictions and the strength to fight for them. President Reagan had this; President Obala […]