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The Back Channel

A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal

William J. Burns

From America's "secret diplomatic weapon" (The Atlantic), comes a memoir of service for five Presidents and ten Secretaries of State, an impassioned argument for renewing diplomacy as the tool of first resort in American statecraft.Ambassador William J. Burns is the most distinguished and admired American diplomat of his generation. Over the course...
Publish Date
March 12
Goodreads rating
Oct 21, 2019
Want to read the best book on diplomacy published in a long while, get Bill Burn's Back Channel.      source
Oct 20, 2019
This is enormously disappointing. Bill Burns may very well be the least “crazy” person in Washington. His book “The Back Channel” is a must read for those interested in foreign policy.      source