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October 22, 2004
HISTORY: Passing of a Foreign Policy Giant

Paul Nitze, one of the leading architect’s of America’s Cold War strategy, has died at 97.

Nitze, an ideological rival of the surviving George Kennan, helped encourage a more militarily aggressive approach to containing Communism that would controversially manifest itself in Korea and Vietnam, but which would ultimately contribute to American victory in the great struggle of the second half of the 20th century. The graduate school that bears his name issued this statement.

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