George F. Kennan

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Noun1.George F. Kennan - United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
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Eisenhower's secretary of state, John Foster Dulles; his brother, Allen, who was for many years head of the Central Intelligence Agency; and George F Kennan, one of our country's most influential diplomats.
Alumni include the historians Gertrude Himmelfarb and Edward Tenner, the writers Vassily Aksyono and Mario Vargas Llosa, the diplomats Madeleine Albright, Simcha Dinitz, George F Kennan and Anatolii Dobrynin, and the journalists Thomas L Friedman, John J Fialka and Rajmohan Gandhi.