While U.S. policy and strategic planning were in harmony by late 1941, this foundation upon which the next 4 years' war effort would be based was not the result of close coordination between strategic planners and foreign policy experts as has generally been assumed.
LaPlante, John B.
"The Evolution of Pacific Policy and Strategic Planning: June 1940-July1941,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 26
, Article 19.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol26/iss3/19