U. S. National Security A Reference Handbook

ISBN-10: 1576075982

ISBN-13: 9781576075982

Edition: 2002

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Description: U.S. National Security covers: defense spending, budget cuts, surveillance of spies, Star Wars scenarios and satellite imaging. It also includes information on the careers of well-known individuals in the security field.

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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 9/6/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 357
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Cynthia A. Watson has been Professor of Strategy at the National War College since 1992, serving as a core course director, Associate Dean of Faculty and Curriculum, Director of Faculty Development, and Director of Electives. She earned a Master's Degree from the London School of Economics and a Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Watson has authored several books on security issues, including Nation-Building (2004), U.S. National Security (one of CHOICE's top books of 2002), U.S. National Security Interest Groups (Greenwood, 1990), and was contributing co-editor of Political Role of the Military (Greenwood, 1996). She has written many articles as well. Her current research interests revolve around China's growing role in Latin America.

Preface
Introduction
What Is National Security?
The Old Days: Cold War, 1947-1989
New Threats since 1989
The Changing National Security Apparatus
Notes
Enduring Questions in U.S. National Security
Past Controversies
Current Controversies
Notes
Chronology
Personalities
Documents
United Nations Charter (1945)
"The Long Telegram" (1946)
Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech (1946)
The Truman Doctrine (1947)
The Marshall Plan Speech (1947)
"Mr. X" Article in Foreign Affairs (1947)
The Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (1947)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Charter (1949)
Dean Acheson's "Perimeter" Speech (1950)
NSC 68 (1950)
The Domino Theory (1954)
John Foster Dulles's "Massive Retaliation" Speech (1954)
Final Declaration of the Geneva Conference on Indochina: The Geneva Accords (1954)
President Dwight Eisenhower's "Military-Industrial Complex" Speech (1961)
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964)
UN Security Council Resolution 242 (1967)
The Nixon Doctrine (1969)
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (1970)
The Pentagon Papers (1971)
Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty I (1972)
Antiballistic Missile Treaty (1972)
The Shanghai Communique (1972)
War Powers Resolution (1973)
Camp David Accords (1978)
Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty II (1979)
Taiwan Relations Act (1979)
President Ronald Reagan's SDI/Grenada Speech (1983)
Tower Report on the Iran-Contra Scandal (1987)
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (1991)
North American Free Trade Association (1994)
World Trade Organization (1994)
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (1996)
President George W. Bush's War on Terrorism Speech (2001)
Directory of Organizations
Nongovernmental Organizations
Governmental Organizations
Web Addresses for Governmental Organizations
Selected Print and Nonprint Resources
Print Resources
Nonprint Resources
Commercial Media
Index
About the Author
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