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Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

Some leaders win power through inheritance, some through elections, some through civil war or coup d’état. Yasir Arafat and the PLO are trying something different....

While American attention in the past year has been focused on other matters, developments of great potential importance in Central America and the Caribbean have...

The failure of the Carter administration’s foreign policy is now clear to everyone except its architects, and even they must entertain private doubts, from time...

Playing Politics The Parties: Republicans and Democrats in this Century. by Henry Fairlie. St. Martin’s. 236 pp. $8.95. Long before Watergate, Richard Nixon, and Spiro Agnew, politics ranked low...

In the years between 1969 and 1975 Kevin Phillips, William A. Rusher, Patrick J. Buchanan, and Richard J. Whalen all wrote books1 assessing the strengths,...

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. by Doris Kearns. Harper & Row. 432 pp. $12.50. It has been nearly a decade since the first public reports that then...

Power Shift: The Rise of the Southern Rim and Its Challenge to the Eastern Establishment. by Kirkpatrick Sale. Random House. 362 pp. $12.95. The notion that the various...

Breach of Faith: The Fall of Richard Nixon. by Theodore H. White. Atheneum-Readers’ Digest Press. 373 pp. $10.95. With his account of the decline and fall of Richard...

Pyramids of Sacrifice: Political Ethics and Social Change. by Peter L. Berger. Basic Books. 242 pp. $10.00. Social scientists have frequently been criticized for their preoccupation with the...

Taking Sides. by Richard J. Whalen. Houghton-Mifflin. 320 pp. $8.95. That American political parties are pragmatic rather than ideological is not only a truism, it is also the...

Interest Groups in America Political Organizations. by James Q. Wilson. Basic Books. 236 pp. $10.95. As recently as a decade ago discussion of American government by political scientists was...

Last year's Presidential election differed from elections of the recent past not so much because of how people voted as why. For millions of Americans...