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Robert W. Tucker • 87 Items / 15 Books, 61 Articles, 11 Reviews
The Purposes of American Power (1981)
An Essay on National Security
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    Recent Books on International Relations (13 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. The Purposes of American Power by Robert W. Tucker
    2. Strategies for the 1980s by Philip van Slyck
    3. New Rules by Daniel Yankelovich
    4. Setting National Priorities: The 1984 Budget by Joseph A. Pechman
    5. The New Congress by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
    6. The Growing Power of Congress by David M. Abshire and Ralph D. Nurnberger
    7. Governing America by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
    8. Javits by Jacob K. Javits and Rafael Steinberg
    9. The Declassified Eisenhower by Blanche Wiesen Cook
    10. Washington Dispatches, 1941-45 by H.G. Nicholas
    11. The Road to Nuremberg by Bradley F. Smith
    12. The United States, Great Britain, and the Cold War, 1944-1947 by Terry H. Anderson
    13. The Adversaries by Michael Balfour
    Foreign Affairs, Fall 1981, pp. 205-206
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    Military National Security and Arms Control (18 Reviews)
    American Defense Policy, by John F. Reichart and Steven R. Sturm
    1. American Defense Policy by John F. Reichart and Steven R. Sturm
    2. Arms Control in the North by Ronald G. Purver
    3. Defense or Delusion? by Thomas H. Etzold
    4. Geopolitics and War by James Trapier Lowe
    5. The Great Power Triangle by Gerald Segal
    6. Intelligence Requirements for the 1980's by Roy Godson
    7. MX: Prescription for Disaster by Herbert Scoville, Jr.
    8. On the Utility of war in the Nuclear age by Andrew P. Rasiulis
    9. Our Changing Geopolitical Premises by Thomas P. Rona
    10. The Purposes of American Power by Robert W. Tucker
    11. Soldiers, Peasants, and Bureaucrats by Roman Kolkowicz and Andrzej Korbonski
    12. The Soviet Art of War by Harriet Fast Scott and William F. Scott
    13. Soviet Military Thinking by Derek Leebaert
    14. Soviet Strategic Power and Doctrine by Mark E. Miller
    15. Strategic Thought in the Nuclear Age by Laurence Martin
    16. Strategies of Containment by John Lewis Gaddis
    17. Third-World Conflict and International Security by Christoph Bertram
    18. War Since 1945 by Michael Carver
    Orbis, Summer 1982, pp. 543-545