Characteristics Of Nixon's Secret Foreign Policies

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own secret foreign policies, both avid believers in “realpolitik”, a theory to “place great emphasis on the state’s interests; it also also included a preference for dealing with strong leaders of nations that could aid in the pursuit of these interests,” (Drew, 60).
During his Presidency, Nixon unfortunately inherited the ongoing Vietnam War and him and his aides needed to figure out how to deal with this situation, which lead to Kissinger’s lengthy secret Paris Peace Accords, where he met with Vietnamese politburo member Le Duc Tho to discuss ending the war. The Paris Peace Accords with Vietnam was a lengthy negotiation and citizens continued to put political pressure on Nixon to withdraw the troops, holding peaceful demonstrations called
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