"If I were the trade czar, I would want Destler as coach, guide, historian, analyst and interpreter."
—Bill Frenzel, US House of Representatives (R-MN, 1971-1991)
" . . . remains the best single volume treat- ment of the subject that there is. A classic."
—Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
"This is the essential text for any student of international political economy or international economics."
"Destler deftly weaves the ins and outs of Washington politics together with the strategic thrust and tactical maneuvers of successive presidents in dealing with the complexities of foreign trade."