The enjoined task of foreign policy, keep in mind, is to maintain in the world an environment compatible with the maintenance of those values and those purposes in the United States as political realities. This is the enduring and basic purpose of American foreign policy.
Marshall, Charles Burton
"The Foreign Policy of The United States,"
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