In This Review
America Invulnerable: The Quest For Absolute Security From 1812 To Star Wars
Summit Books, 1988, 316 pp.
A lively, anecdotal attempt to identify the unilateralism of current U.S. policy toward Central America and the quest for absolute security exemplified in the Strategic Defense Initiative with fundamental national characteristics evident as early as 1812. The chapters on recent events are perceptive.
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