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Last modified: August 12, 2010, 2:03 PM
The National Committee on American Foreign Policy was founded in 1974 by Professor Hans J. Morgenthau and others. It is a nonprofit, activist organization dedicated to the resolution of conflicts that threaten U.S. interests. Toward that end, the National Committee identifies, articulates, and helps advance American foreign policy interests from a nonpartisan perspective within the framework of political realism.
American foreign policy interests include:
preserving and strengthening national security;
supporting countries committed to the values and the practice of political, religious, and cultural pluralism;
improving U.S. relations with the developed and developing worlds;
advancing human rights;
encouraging realistic arms-control agreements;
curbing the proliferation of nuclear and other unconventional weapons;
promoting an open and global economy.
Believing that an informed public is vital to a democratic society, the National Committee offers educational programs that address security challenges facing the United States and publishes a variety of publications, including its bimonthly journal, American Foreign Policy Interests, that present keen analyses of all aspects of American foreign policy.