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Reagan on war : a reappraisal of the Weinberger doctrine, 1980-1984

Author: Gail E S Yoshitani
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2012.
Series: Foreign relations and the presidency, no. 10.
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Even when it was announced near the end of first term of the Reagan administration, such luminaries as William Safire mischaracterized the Weinberger Doctrine as a conservative retreat from the use of force in U.S. international relations. Since then, scholars have largely agreed with Safire that six points spelled out in the statement represented a reaction to the Vietnam War and were intended to limit U.S.  Read more...
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Yoshitani, Gail E.S., 1968-
Reagan on war.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011018933
Named Person: Caspar W Weinberger; Ronald Reagan; Caspar W Weinberger; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Caspar W Weinberger; Ronald Reagan; Caspar W Weinberger
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gail E S Yoshitani
ISBN: 9781603445771 1603445773
OCLC Number: 785778987
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 250 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Defining and challenging the Vietnam syndrome --
A short primer on domestic political realities --
The Casey doctrine: using proxy forces in Central America --
The Pentagon doctrine: using American military power decisively in Lebanon --
The Shultz doctrine: using American military power to support diplomacy --
The Weinberger doctrine: a new pattern for civil-military relations.
Series Title: Foreign relations and the presidency, no. 10.
Responsibility: Gail E.S. Yoshitani.

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Yoshitani uses three case studies from the Reagan administration's first term in office Central America and two deployments in Lebanon to analyze how the administration grappled with using military  Read more...

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