Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXXV, National Security Policy, 1973–1976

  • M. Todd Bennett
General Editor:
  • Adam M. Howard


This volume is part of a Foreign Relations subseries that documents the most important foreign policy issues of the Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford presidential administrations. The focus of this volume is on the formulation and implementation of U.S. national security policy primarily vis-à-vis the Soviet Union and, to a lesser extent, the People's Republic of China during Nixon's abbreviated second term in office and Ford's subsequent administration. It also documents intelligence and its role in the policy process, as well as the Ford administration's efforts to bolster U.S. telecommunications security. Finally, the volume presents documents on the Hughes Glomar Explorer, the centerpiece of a secret mission organized by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to raise a Soviet submarine sunk in the Pacific Ocean.