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The American military : opposing viewpoints

Author: David L Bender
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Greenhaven Press, ©1983
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents opposing viewpoints on the questions: Are U.S. military forces adequate? Is the U.S. a militaristic society? Is military spending harmful? and, Is a draft necessary?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Bender
ISBN: 0899083420 9780899083421 089908317X 9780899083179
OCLC Number: 10309637
Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Soviet superiority threatens U.S. security / Ronald Reagan --
U.S. superiority threatens world peace / Sidney Lens --
The Soviet plan / Robert Jastrow --
The Russians are not coming / William Greider --
Military strength insures freedom / Caspar W. Weinberger --
U.S. forces foster exploitation / American Friends Service Committee --
War is a cultural habit / John Alexis Crane --
Human nature is responsible / Barbara W. Tuchman --
Militarism and sexism control America / Lyla Hoffman --
America is at war / Richard Nixon --
Disarmament is a moral obligation / John F. Alexander --
U.S. has moral duty to defend free world / Phyllis Schlafly --
Military spending is destroying the economy / Lloyd Dumas --
U.S. must respond to Soviet spending / Caspar W. Weinberger --
Pentagon spending costs jobs / Employment Research Associates --
Pentagon spending has little impact on jobs / Congressional Budget Office --
Military spending should be reduced / Center for Defense Information --
Defense spending is justified / Samuel S. Stratton --
The draft is necessary / Walter W. Benjamin --
The draft is unnecessary / Doug Bandow --
The case for draft registration / Lisa Myers and the Kansas City Times --
The case against draft registration / Joseph A. Tetlow --
The all volunteer force is a failure / Robin L. Beard --
The all volunteer force is not a failure / William L. Armstrong.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: [edited by] David L. Bender.

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Presents opposing viewpoints on the questions: Are U.S. military forces adequate? Is the U.S. a militaristic society? Is military spending harmful? and, Is a draft necessary?

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