This anthology brings together essays and speeches the author have written and delivered, both in academia and in government, on the perennial question of national security that involves wider considerations, including political statecraft, economic strength, and ideological vitality.
Introduction Part One: U.S. Strategy 1. From Loss of Nerve to Loss of Control 2. Reagan's Ominous Legacy in Foreign Policy 3. U.S. Military Strategy 4. America's New Geostrategy Part Two: The Making of National Security Policy 5. The NSC and the President 6. Executive-Legislative Tensions in Foreign Affairs 7. Not History But Morality Part Three: The Carter Legacy 8. U.S. Policy and Global Change 9. The Goals of U.S. Foreign Policy 10. President Carter's Human Rights Policy Part Four: Defense and Arms Control 11. SALT and National Security 12. From Arms Control to Controlled Security 13. The Strategic Implications of "Thou Shalt Not Kill" 14. A World Without Nuclear Weapons Part Five: Trilateral Relations 15. Western Power and Global Security 16. The North Pacific and Global Security 17. Peaceful Change in a Divided Europe Part Six: Regional Conflicts 18. America's Mideast Policy is in Shambles 19. Geopolitics and U.S. Strategy in the Gulf 20. Afghanistan and Nicaragua 21. Strategic Implications of the Central American Crisis Part Seven: U.S.-Soviet Relations 22. A World Power of a New Type 23. The Crisis of Communism 24. The Future of Yalta 25. The U.S.-Soviet Relationship: Paradoxes and Prospects