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Jeane Kirkpatrick and the Cold War

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Jeane Kirkpatrick and the Cold War

Remembrances

Jeane Kirkpatrick and the Cold War

Jeane Kirkpatrick and the Cold War

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Jeane Kirkpatrick, the U.N. ambassador during the Reagan administration, was a strong supporter of forceful dealings with the Soviet Union — a stance that went a bit beyond the traditional role of the diplomat. In the wake of Kirkpatrick's death, Thomas Mann, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, looks back at her impact.