George F. Kennan writes to the Secretary of State with a lengthy analysis of Soviet policy in an attempt to explain their recent uncooperative behavior. This message would later become famous as the "long telegram."
April 14, 1950
National Security Council Report, NSC 68, 'United States Objectives and Programs for National Security'
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On US national security policy at the beginning of the Cold War. Includes an assessment of the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as US and Soviet nuclear weapons capabilities.
February 22, 1946
George Kennan's 'Long Telegram'
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