U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY: Framing an Authentic Preemptive Strategy in the 21st Century
Schmidt, Todd, Military Review
AS THE UNITED STATES considers, adopts, and implements preemptive national security policy for the 21st century, it is important to ensure that we maintain a broad policy that not only keeps America secure, but also demonstrates a realistic and moral approach to solving national security challenges-challenges that can no longer be answered by the cold war policies and paradigms of containment, détente, and peaceful coexistence. A genuinely preemptive strategy shouldn't just "defend the peace against threats from terrorists and tyrants"; it should attack the causes and conditions that give rise to terrorists and tyrants. Our "gravest dangers to freedom" do not come from "the perilous …
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Publication information: Article title: U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY: Framing an Authentic Preemptive Strategy in the 21st Century. Contributors: Schmidt, Todd - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 86. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2006. Page number: 75+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.