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National security in the 1980s : from weakness to strength

Author: W Scott Thompson; Kenneth L Adelman; Institute for Contemporary Studies.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Institute for Contemporary Studies, ©1980.
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Genre/Form: Prognose
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
National security in the 1980s.
San Francisco, Calif. : Institute for Contemporary Studies, ©1980
(OCoLC)557652316
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Scott Thompson; Kenneth L Adelman; Institute for Contemporary Studies.
ISBN: 0917616383 9780917616389 0878554122 9780878554126
OCLC Number: 6442784
Description: xi, 524 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The politics of weakness: Introduction / W. Scott Thompson --
Heritage of weakness: an assessment of the 1970s / Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. --
2. Quick fixes: Preparing for industrial mobilization: the first step toward full strength / Fred Charles Iklé --
Defense innovation and geopolitics: from the Persian Gulf to Outer Space / Geoffrey T.H. Kemp --
Quick fixes to U.S. strategic nuclear forces / William R. Van Cleave --
Washington and the Atlantic Alliance: the hidden crisis / Richard R. Burt --
Half-wars and half-policies in the Persian Gulf / Albert Wohlstetter --
Quick fixes in intelligence / Robert F. Ellsworth --
Soviet military posture and strategic trade / Miles M. Costick --
3. The politics of strength: On the meaning of strategy ... for the United States in the 1980s / Edward N. Luttwak --
The threatened jugular: oil supply of the West / Henry S. Rowen --
Revitalizing alliances / Kenneth L. Adelman --
Conventional forces beyond NATO / Francis J. West, Jr. --
Correlating national security strategy and defense investment / Leonard Sullivan, Jr. --
Defense budget and defense capabilities / Sam Nunn --
4. An American strategy for the 1980s: Strategy: the emerging dangers / Charles Burton Marshall --
Policy and strategy from weakness / Paul H. Nitze --
5. Epilogue: Toward a strategic peace / W. Scott Thompson.
Responsibility: W. Scott Thompson, editor ; Kenneth L. Adelman [and others].

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