Pursuit of the Shield: The U.S. Quest for Limited Ballistic Missile Defense
Kreitz, Jon Christopher, Military Review
PURSUIT OF THE SHIELD: The U.S. Quest for Limited Ballistic Missile Defense by K. Scott McMahon and John Warner. 408 pages. University Press of America, Lanharn, MD. 1997. $62.00.
In Pursuit of the Shield: The U.S. Quest for Limited Ballistic Missile Defense. K. Scott McMahon and John Warner argue that the United States should field a nuclear missle defense (NMD) system as soon as possible. McMahon and Warner effectively compare and contrast the interaction between technology, threat perception, national security strategy and the political forces that led to the rise and fall of a limited ballistic missile defense (BMD) during the Cold War and its resurgence in the 1990s. The …
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Publication information: Article title: Pursuit of the Shield: The U.S. Quest for Limited Ballistic Missile Defense. Contributors: Kreitz, Jon Christopher - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 79. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 1999. Page number: 87+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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