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The Carolina journal. volume (Charlotte, N.C.) 1965-19??, March 06, 1968, Image 1

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1 The Carolina Joernal 04 rW 0^ H^th Cmfiimm At ChmrlHi^ Vol. 3 Wednesday, March 6, 1968 No. 20 Understanding Of International Relations Kissinger Explains Foreign Policy In Clear^ Concise Form v:-,. **(. Dr. Henry A. Kissinger Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, De partment of Government profes sor at Harvard University, began this University’s third annual forum “The University and Inter national Relations: Problems and Prospects,” to a Parquet Room filled (with extra chairs) with stu dents, faculty, and community members. Kissinger described two schools of thought in regard to foreign policy — those who attempt to analyze what has actually happened in the conduct of international New Constitution Passed^ Students Want Exams Prior To Christmas Approximately 325 members of the student body voted to accept the new constitution which the Student Legislature had put be fore the student body for approval. The voting concerning a calen- date change which would place exams prior to Christmas vaca tions showed a definite desire by those who voted to have such a change brought about—293 to 30. The opinions of the other three campuses of the University will be combined with the preference of this campus. It the consensus of opinion is in favor of the change. the matter will be referred to the Board of Trustees of the Uni versity for action. Any change would be approximately two years in coming. The new constitution, approved by a vote of 288 to 26, will take effect at the time of the next general election. Students visited the poles in small numbers during last week’s voting Goodman-Brown Combo To Play At Miss UNC-C Dance March 9 The music of the Goodman- Brown Combo and the crowning of a new Miss UNC-C will be the highlights of the semi-formal Miss UNC-C dance on March 9 from 9 p.m. til 12 midnight. The voring for the new campus I queen to reign during 1968-1969 I is taking place this week. Students ; may vote in the Union lobby, j The Goodman-Bro^vn Combo, organized in 1951. The group has a repertory of over 2000 songs and they play all rhythms. Jerry Goodman, accordionist and organist with the combo, was rated fourth place internationally on his instrument in 1957 and toured with “The Three Suns” trio in 1964. He graduated from unc in 1961. He presently tea ches in Charlotte and plays in composed of five musicians, was Student Legislature To Meet Campaigning For Union Offices To Begin March 11 The Student Legislature will I meet Monday, March 11 at 7:30 I in the Union. All students are in- ! vited to attend the meeting. Campaigning for Union Execu tive offices will get underway Mon day, March 11, as students vie for Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer of the University Union. Today is the final day for filing affairs and those who attempt to analyze what they would like to see happen in the conduct of inter national affairs. He cited Machiavelli as an ex ample of an historian who had gone down in history as immoral, but who did describe exactly how Italian city states carried own their foreign policy. Kissinger defined two approa ches to foreign policy: the state- man approach and the prophetic approach. The former involves foreign policy as a science and its primary goal is survival. The latter tends to see a total solu tion and is less interested in the possible than the right. In Kissinger referred to for eign policy as “tension between those who attempt to adjust their purposes to reality and those who attempt to adjust reality to their purposes.” A question arises in foreign policy, according to Kissinger, as to the intent and the capability of nation states. He pointed out that the academician can emi*a- size capability or intent as he chooses, but the policy maker must strike some sort of balance be tween the two—and this is the dilemma of the statesman. Kissinger pointed out. that in history “when the knowledge is great, the scope tor action has largely been nonexistent” and vice versa. “No one knows what suffering has been saved, if any suffering has been saved, from early action,” Kissinger said. Foreign policy can seek precautionary measures, and “we are in the process of adjust ing our mode of foreign policy to precautionary” methods now. According to Dr. Kissinger, one needs a perspective of history and stand present world conditions. “It is not enough to study exist ing systems because many soci eties may appear the same but have very different historical evo lutions,” he explained. Neal Not Sure International Relations Definition Exists By SONIA MIZELL “I do not want to give a defi nition of International Relations because I’m not sure there is anything that would define it. In fact, Tm not even sure whether it’s singular or plural,” began Dr. Fred Warner Neal in his speech “The Never-Never Land of International Relations.” Dr. Neal was the second speaker in the third annual University Forum, entitled “The University and In ternational Relations—the Chal lenge of Tomorrow.” The Forum was held Friday in the Parquet room. His speech was serious, yet he delighted the audience and captured its attention with the sarcastic jokes about international relations and politics that spiced his entire speech. Dr. Neal began his approach to modem international relations with some history about the de velopment of concern over inter national relations in the United States. He stated that international relations in this country began after World War II, when Ameri can intellectual committees dis covered the world. After World War I the American policy had been one of Isolationalism. But as the United States became more and more powerful, it became evi dent that American participation in world affairs was necessary. “The gains of international re lations study have come at a price,” stated Dr. Neal as he began discussing several differ ent theories of international re lations. He mentioned and dis cussed the Systems theory, the Gains theory, and the Stanford approach to international rela tions. His entire discussion was peppered with examples, especi ally examples of non-problems which were treated as national emergencies. These examples were another sample of Neal’s excellent sarcasm. Having presented a basic back ground of American international relations, Neal gave his own views of modem international relations. “What should be the locus of in ternational relations?” asked Dr. Neal. “International relations now has a unique importance,” he stated. “In earlier years it was merely a game of the intel^ lectuals. But now everyone knows that international relations can result in the destruction of us all.’* The problems of international relations are of immediate con cern and Neal listed lour things which hecalleda “crash program” that should be studied immediately. These were: I. The Study (Continued on Page 2) and around the Carolinas. The saxaphone man, Jimmy Brown, is a N. C. State Coliege graduate with eighteen years of experience in entertaining at any kind of social function from frat ernities parties to Love-Ins to nudist colonies and jailbreaks. Tuxedoes and long gowns are in order to match the mood of the gaia occasion. candidacy. Campaign speeches will be pre sented to the student body at 11:30 a.m. in the Union cafeteria and voting wili take place March 13- March 15. I ■ A->* , ■ Jf-''-: « : ’ / Dr. Fred Warner Neal

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