It’s a remarkable event when the twenty-first book by a former president-and a rather slim and earnest book at that-turns up center stage on America’s news programs and major talk shows, sets off a storm of discussion and critical comment, and even evokes a statement from his party’s just-elected majority leader in the House, distancing congressional colleagues from some of his views.
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George Jaeger, a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer, served in major U.S. embassies, was staff director of a Presidential Advisory Committee on Disarmament, and chaired NATO’s Political Committee. He was diplomat-in-residence at Middlebury College and continues to lecture and write on foreign affairs.