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America's Strategic Blunders: Intelligence Analysis and National Security Policy, 1936-1991

Willard C. Matthias
Format
Book
Published
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0271020660 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Intelligence Triumphs and Failures in World War II 7
  • 2 How the Cold War Began 43
  • 3 Korean War: A Pivotal Event 71
  • 4 1950s: Evolving U.S. Views of the Soviet Threat 97
  • 5 1958-1960: A New Communist-Bloc Activism? 139
  • 6 1960: The Strategic Situation and Its Dangers 163
  • 7 President Kennedy's Crises 171
  • 8 Estimate That Changed the World 195
  • 9 Prophecies and Events of the 1960s 217
  • 10 Nixon Era and the Beginning of Detente 237
  • 11 Early 1970s: A New World Environment 257
  • 12 Renewal of the Cold War 273
  • 13 An Assault upon the National Intelligence Process 293
  • 14 Early 1980s: Years of Danger 315
  • 15 Road to Peace: 1983-1991 337.
Description
367 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-351) and index.
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