Beyond the Cabinet: Zbigniew Brzezinski’s Expansion of the National Security Adviser Position

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The argument illustrated in the thesis outlines Zbigniew Brzezinski’s ability to manipulate himself and his agenda to top priority as the national security advisor to President Carter. It further argues that Brzezinski deserves more blame for the failure of American foreign policy towards Iran; not President Carter. The sources include primary sources such as Zbigniew Brzezinski and President Jimmy Carter’s memoirs as well as information from President Carter’s library in Atlanta, Georgia. Secondary sources include historians who focus on both presidential policy and President Carter and his staff. The thesis is organized as follows: the introduction of Brzezinski, then the ... continued below

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McLean, Erika August 2011.

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The argument illustrated in the thesis outlines Zbigniew Brzezinski’s ability to manipulate himself and his agenda to top priority as the national security advisor to President Carter. It further argues that Brzezinski deserves more blame for the failure of American foreign policy towards Iran; not President Carter. The sources include primary sources such as Zbigniew Brzezinski and President Jimmy Carter’s memoirs as well as information from President Carter’s library in Atlanta, Georgia. Secondary sources include historians who focus on both presidential policy and President Carter and his staff. The thesis is organized as follows: the introduction of Brzezinski, then the focus turns to his time in the White House, Iran, then what he is doing today.

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McLean, Erika. Beyond the Cabinet: Zbigniew Brzezinski’s Expansion of the National Security Adviser Position, thesis, August 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84249/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .