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Strengthening Deterrence: NATO and the Credibility of Western Defense in the 1980s
Strengthening Deterrence: NATO and the Credibility of Western Defense in the 1980s
By Kenneth Rush, Brent Scowcroft and Joseph J. Wolf
Ballinger, 1982, 288 pp
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A comprehensive survey of most of the politico-military issues facing NATO. Although the essays do not permit much discussion in depth, the treatment is balanced and realistic. The overriding theme is the need to substantially improve the cohesion of the Alliance at a time of growing divisive forces.