Dean Acheson

Dean Acheson

American statesman and lawyer.
Great Britain has lost an Empire and not yet found a role. The attempt to playa separate power rolethat is, a role apart from Europe, based on a special relationship with the United States, on being the head of the Commonwealthis about to be played out. Her Majesty's Government is now attempting, wisely in my opinion, to re-enter Europe.More Dean Acheson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.More Dean Acheson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Controversial proposals, once accepted, soon become hallowed.More Dean Acheson quotes [07/12/2011 05:07:29]
The most important aspect of the relationship between the president and the secretary of state is that they both understand who is president.More Dean Acheson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office.More Dean Acheson quotes [07/12/2011 05:07:50]

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