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Published Reviews
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    National Defense (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    The American Spectator, September 1981, pp. 34-35
  2. [+]
    Whither the Defense Dollar? (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    Reason, December 1981, p. 53
  3. [+]
    Pentagon Wastage? (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    The Public Interest, Fall 1981, pp. 124-128
  4. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    Political Science Quarterly, Winter 1981, p. 669
  5. [+]
    Indefensible! (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    The New York Review of Books, June 11, 1981, pp. 18-19
  6. [+]
    Nonfiction Briefs (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    The Saturday Review, June 1981, p. 56
  7. Books & the Arts
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    Pentagon's Nervous Breakdown (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    The Nation, June 6, 1981, pp. 701-702
  8. Books in Review
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    Of Arms & Men (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    Commentary, August 1981, pp. 66-68
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    Is a Rational Defense Policy Possible? (Review)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    Dissent, Spring 1982, pp. 241-242
  10. [+]
    War By Other Means (2 Reviews)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    2. The Politics of War by Walter Karp
    Policy Review, Summer 1981, pp. 144-148
  11. Books Arts & Manners
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    Less Money, More Defense (2 Reviews)
    National Defense, by James Fallows
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    2. Real Security by Richard J. Barnet
    National Review, September 4, 1981, p. 1028
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    Briefly Noted (3 Reviews)
    Monkey Grip, by Helen Garner
    1. Monkey Grip by Helen Garner
    2. National Defense by James Fallows
    3. Nellie's Story by Nellie Grant
    The New Yorker, July 13, 1981, pp. 106-110
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    Short Reviews (10 Reviews)
    The Herald, by Michael Shaara
    1. The Herald by Michael Shaara
    2. The Last Laugh by S.J. Perelman
    3. The History of Haute Couture, 1850-1950 by Diana de Marly
    4. A Summer in the Twenties by Peter Dickinson
    5. Will's Boy by Wright Morris
    6. Saki: A Life of Hector Hugh Munro by A.J. Langguth
    7. The Glitter Dome by Joseph Wambaugh
    8. Scotland by Anna Ritchie and Graham Ritchie
    9. Joseph Conrad by Roger Tennant
    10. National Defense by James Fallows
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1981, pp. 86-91
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    The 20 Best Books of 1981 (10 Reviews)
    Nonfiction
    1. Basin and Range by John McPhee
    2. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    3. Lectures on Russian Literature by Vladimir Nabokov and Fredson Bowers
    4. The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
    5. National Defense by James Fallows
    6. Old Glory: An American Voyage by Jonathan Raban
    7. Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number by Jacobo Timerman
    8. Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession by Janet Malcolm
    9. The Sage of Monticello by Dumas Malone
    10. The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder
    The Saturday Review, December 1981, pp. 78-87
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    Military and Arms Control (15 Reviews)
    America's Military Past, by Jack C. Lane
    1. America's Military Past by Jack C. Lane
    2. The Armed Forces of the USSR by Harriet Fast Scott and William F. Scott
    3. Arms Control II by John H. Barton and Ryukichi Imai
    4. Arms Transfers in the Modern World by Stephanie G. Neuman and Robert E. Harkavy
    5. The Defense Industry by Jacques S. Gansler
    6. Energy/War by Amory B. Lovins
    7. The Evolution of Weapons and Warfare by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy
    8. International Cooperation in Nuclear Energy by Joseph Yager and Ralph T. Mabry, Jr.
    9. Internationalization to Prevent the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
    10. National Defense by James Fallows
    11. The Nuclear Revolution by Michael Mandelbaum
    12. Problems of Contemporary Militarism by Asbjorn Eide and Marek Thee
    13. U.S.-Soviet Military Balance by John M. Collins
    14. War of Ideas by Robert W. Chandler
    15. Weapons by Russell Warren Howe
    Orbis, Summer 1981, pp. 452-453
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    The Armaments Bookshelf (16 Reviews)
    The Wizards of Armageddon, by Fred M. Kaplan
    1. The Wizards of Armageddon by Fred M. Kaplan
    2. The Soviet Union and the Arms Race by David Holloway
    3. A Higher Form of Killing by Robert Harris and Jeremy Paxman
    4. The Threat by Andrew Cockburn
    5. National Defense by James Fallows
    6. The New High-Ground by Thomas Karas
    7. The Making of the Second Cold War by Fred Halliday
    8. With Enough Shovels by Robert Scheer
    9. World Armaments and Disarmament
    10. The Defense Industry by Jacques S. Gansler
    11. The Permanent War Economy by Seymour Melman
    12. What Kinds of Guns Are They Buying for Your Butter? by Sheila Tobias, Peter Goudinoff, and Stefan Leader, ...
    13. The Game of Disarmament by Alva R. Myrdal
    14. First Strike! by Robert C. Aldridge
    15. The Shape of Wars to Come by David Baker
    16. Outer Space by Bhupendra M. Jasani
    The Nation, April 9, 1983, pp. 454-462
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    Recent Books on International Relations (17 Reviews)
    General: Military, Technological, and Scientific
    1. National Defense by James Fallows
    2. The Baroque Arsenal by Mary Kaldor
    3. MX: Prescription for Disaster by Herbert Scoville, Jr.
    4. The Rapid Deployment Force and U.S. Military Intervention in the Persian Gulf by Jeffrey Record
    5. The Secretary of Defense by Douglas Kinnard
    6. The Common Security Interests of Japan, the United States, and NATO
    7. Creating the Entangling Alliance by Timothy P. Ireland
    8. NATO After Thirty Years by Lawrence S. Kaplan and Robert W. Clawson
    9. Not by War Alone by Paul Jabber
    10. Arms Control II by John H. Barton and Ryukichi Imai
    11. New Directions in Disarmament by William Epstein and Bernard T. Feld
    12. Nuclear Proliferation by George Quester
    13. Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    14. International Cooperation in Nuclear Energy by Joseph Yager and Ralph T. Mabry, Jr.
    15. The Nuclear Energy Debate by Scott Fenn
    16. The Atom Besieged by Dorothy Nelkin and Michael Pollak
    17. Sovereignty for Sale by Rodney P. Carlisle
    Foreign Affairs, Fall 1981, pp. 199-201
  18. Opinions & Views
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    Editor's Comment (19 Reviews)
    Some Sort of Epic Grandeur, by Matthew J. Bruccoli
    1. Some Sort of Epic Grandeur by Matthew J. Bruccoli
    2. A Little Original Sin by Millicent Dillon
    3. Sixty Stories by Donald Barthelme
    4. Clifford Odets: American Playwright by Margaret Brenman-Gibson
    5. Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike
    6. Reinhart's Women by Thomas Berger
    7. New Rules by Daniel Yankelovich
    8. The Adolescent: A Psychological Self-Portrait by Daniel Offer, Eric Ostrov, and Kenneth I. Howard, ...
    9. Practicing History by Barbara W. Tuchman
    10. The Past and the Present by Lawrence Stone
    11. Gemini by Michel Tournier
    12. How Can I Keep from Singing: Pete Seeger by David King Dunaway
    13. A Fearful Innocence by Frances Davis
    14. Will's Boy by Wright Morris
    15. July's People by Nadine Gordimer
    16. National Defense by James Fallows
    17. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
    18. The Art of Living, and Other Stories by John Gardner
    19. Where the Jackals Howl and Other Stories by Amos Oz
    Chronicles, May 1982, pp. 6-33