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Aug 25, 2009
| ISBN 9781101133521
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Aug 25, 2009 | ISBN 9781101133521
An ingenious look at the Cold War?and how it can help America move forward Adding a fresh perspective to the debate about America?s options in the ?war on terror,? this lucid retrospective by one of the most admired voices in the national security arena answers an important and largely ignored question: How can the brilliance and energy of the great Cold War thinkers be recaptured and applied to the strategic challenges posed by transnational terrorism? In recounting the failures and successes of American strategists during the Cold War, Jonathan Stevenson synthesizes a massive amount of information from past and present to remind us that protecting the United States today will take more than good intelligence?it will also require exceptional imagination.
Jonathan Stevenson is a professor of strategic studies at the Naval War College, and was Senior Fellow for Counter-terrorism and editor of Strategic Survey at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). He spent most of the 1990’s as a… More about Jonathan Stevenson
Connecticut Book Award
Learning From The Cold War1. Harnessing Doom2. American Ways of Thinking3. Sidelining the Unthinkable4. Intellectual Dislocations of the Cold War5. The Halting Leap Forward6. Selective NostalgiaAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
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