U.S. National Security : A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

U.S. National Security : A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 320 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781576075982
  • DDC分類 355.033073

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National security is always front-page news. A unique reference work now focuses on every aspect of this critical area, from computer security to antiterrorist measures.* Charts the careers and accomplishments of well-known individuals in the field, from legendary FBI directors such as J. Edgar Hoover to far-sighted thinkers, planners, security advisors, and administrators* Examines major events in the security, espionage, and counterespionage field, from U-2 overflights of the Soviet Union to the Aldrich Ames case and the latest spy scandals

Table of Contents

Preface                                            xi
Introduction 1 (18)
What Is National Security? 2 (3)
The Old Days: Cold War, 1947-1989 5 (1)
New Threats since 1989 6 (2)
The Changing National Security Apparatus 8 (9)
Notes 17 (2)
Enduring Questions in U.S. National Security 19 (22)
Past Controversies 19 (15)
Current Controversies 34 (5)
Notes 39 (2)
Chronology 41 (40)
Personalities 81 (50)
Documents 131(76)
United Nations Charter (1945) 132(1)
``The Long Telegram'' (1946) 132(1)
Winston Churchill's ``Iron Curtain'' Speech 132(4)
(1946)
The Truman Doctrine (1947) 136(5)
The Marshall Plan Speech (1947) 141(3)
``Mr. X'' Article in Foreign Affairs (1947) 144(14)
The Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal 158(1)
Assistance (1947)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Charter 159(1)
(1949)
Dean Acheson's ``Perimeter'' Speech (1950) 159(2)
NSC 68 (1950) 161(1)
The Domino Theory (1954) 162(1)
John Foster Dulles's ``Massive 163(2)
Retaliation'' Speech (1954)
Final Declaration of the Geneva Conference 165(1)
on Indochina: The Geneva Accords (1954)
President Dwight Eisenhower's 165(5)
``Military-Industrial Complex'' Speech
(1961)
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964) 170(2)
UN Security Council Resolution 242 (1967) 172(1)
The Nixon Doctrine (1969) 173(1)
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (1970) 174(1)
The Pentagon Papers (1971) 175(1)
Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty I (1972) 175(1)
Antiballistic Missile Treaty (1972) 175(1)
The Shanghai Communique (1972) 176(5)
War Powers Resolution (1973) 181(1)
Camp David Accords (1978) 181(2)
Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty II (1979) 183(1)
Taiwan Relations Act (1979) 184(4)
President Ronald Reagan's SDI/Grenada 188(9)
Speech (1983)
Tower Report on the Iran-Contra Scandal 197(1)
(1987)
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (1991) 198(1)
North American Free Trade Association (1994) 198(1)
World Trade Organization (1994) 199(1)
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (1996) 199(1)
President George W. Bush's War on Terrorism 200(7)
Speech (2001)
Directory of Organizations 207(76)
Nongovernmental Organizations 208(54)
Governmental Organizations 262(15)
Web Addresses for Governmental Organizations 277(6)
Selected Print and Nonprint Resources 283(46)
Print Resources 284(32)
Nonprint Resources 316(9)
Commercial Media 325(4)
Index 329(28)
About the Author 357