McNair Papers

McNair Papers is a specializing in Defense topics.

Articles from No. 4-5, November

SDI and Arms Control
PRESIDENT REAGAN'S Strategic Defense Initiative, or SDI, and the pursuit of defenses to protect against ballistic missile attack are issues of significant debate. Some praise the proposal, first made in a presidential address to the nation on 23 March...
What Makes Industries Strategic
I. TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AS STRATEGY The Secretary of the Treasury has applied his attention to the subject of manufactures; and particularly to the means of promoting such as will tend to render the United States independent on foreign...