This comprehensive volume analyzes how presidents have utilized arms control and military preparedness to enhance American security. Beginning with the onset of the cold war under President Truman, the book traces key events in this struggle and demonstrates how various chief executives have used these tools of diplomacy to achieve desired outcomes. Striking comparisons in presidential reliance upon arms control and military preparedness emerge from this study. The book concludes with an evaluation of the Bush administration's national security policy.
The Author: Martin E. Goldstein is Professor of Government and Politics at Widener University. He received his B.A. from Cornell University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. The author of America's Foreign Policy: Drift or Decision, as well as other books and journal articles, Professor Goldstein recently completed a William C. Foster Fellowship at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
Martin E Goldstein
Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Date of Publication
American University Studies Series 10: Political Science