Collective Defense or Strategic Independence
by Ted Galen Carpenter (ed.)
Publisher: Cato Institute 1989
Number of pages: 334
The doctrine of collective defense -- as implemented through a far-flung network of military alliances -- has governed U.S. foreign policy for more than four decades and has enjoyed both an academic and public consensus. But now prominent figures on both the left and the right are advocating a new look at America's global commitments.
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