« Imperial Braintrust », a Book about the Council on Foreign Relations

Laurence H. Shoup and William Minter, Imperial Braintrust : The Council on Foreign Relations and United States Foreign Policy, 1977

Imperial Brain Trust, published in 1977, is the classic study of the Council on Foreign Relations, an organization that has, for decades, played a central behind the scenes role is shaping such foreign policy choices. This private club and think tank, bringing together the New York establishment and the Washington foreign policy elite as well as other powerful forces, took the lead in laying out the plans for post-World II international order. The Council also traced the key guidelines for Cold War intervention and vetted and advised generations of White House officials (source : http://www.amazon.com/Imperial-Brain-Trust-Council-Relations/dp/0595324266).

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