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Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws

America's Search for a New Foreign Policy

Michael Klare

Hill and Wang

In this incisive examination of our national security policy, Michael Klare suggests that the Pentagon in effect established a new class of enemies when the Cold War came to an -unpredictable and hostile states in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Klare argues that the containment of these rising Third World powers-Iraq, Iran, Libya, and North Korea, especially-became the centerpiece of American military policy and the justification for near-Cold War levels of military sping.

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Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws
Chapter OneIN PURSUIT OF ENEMIESThe Remaking of U. S. Military Strategy 
IF THE COLD War had ended in combat, the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 8, 1989, would have been its Normandy--the day on which enemy defenses started to fragment and the ultimate triumph of the United States became inevitable. The Soviet Union itself would survive for two more years, and large numbers of Soviet and American forces would continue to eye each other warily across the East-West divide in Europe, but from that day onward, there was never any doubt about the ultimate
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  • Michael Klare

  • Michael Klare is the author of books including Resource Wars, Blood and Oil, Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet and The Race for What's Left. A regular contributor to Harper's, Foreign Affairs, and the Los Angeles Times, he is the defense analyst for The Nation and the director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College in Amherst.
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America's Search for a New Foreign Policy

Michael Klare

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