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Author Wirls, Daniel, 1960-

Title Irrational security : the politics of defense from Reagan to Obama / Daniel Wirls

Publ Info Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
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 RWU Main Library  UA23 .W49 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  UA23 .W49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-231) and index
Contents Irrational security -- After the Cold War : from buildup to bottom-up -- What comes down must go up : Clinton and the politics of military spending -- From ambition to empire : Bush and military policy before and after 9/11 -- Hidden in plain sight : the Bush military buildup -- Paying the price : from Bush to Obama
LC subject National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century
National security -- United States -- History -- 21st century
United States -- Military policy
United States. Department of Defense -- Appropriations and expenditures
United States -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures
United States -- Appropriations and expenditures
United States -- Politics and government
ISBN 9780801894381 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0801894387 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780801894398 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801894395 (pbk. : alk. paper)