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British Defense Policy in the 1990s?
Orbis, Summer 1987, pp. 193-206
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    Issues of the 1960s = 7 Years, 27 Issues, 712 Articles
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                                      Issues of the 1980s = 10 Years, 36 Issues, 660 Articles
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                                                  Issues of 1985 = 4 Issues, 56 Articles
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                                                    Issues of 1986 = 1 Issue, 13 Articles
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                                                      Issues of 1987 = 3 Issues, 47 Articles
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                                                        Spring 1987 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                        1. Eliminate Apartheid by Leon Sullivan, pp. 3-5
                                                        2. The Case Against Divestment by Peter Duignan, pp. 6-13
                                                        3. The U.S. Government Position by J. Douglas Holladay, pp. 14-18
                                                        4. A Battle-Scarred Veteran Reflects by Herman W. Nickel, pp. 19-26
                                                        5. A New Policy---Selective Engagement by Henry Bienen, pp. 27-32
                                                        6. Secrets from the CIA Archive in Tehren by Edward Jay Epstein, pp. 33-42
                                                        7. The Islamic Republic of Egypt by Emmanuel Sivan, pp. 43-54
                                                        8. Beyond Cowboys and Eurowimps by Dirk Verheyen, pp. 55-74
                                                        9. "You Could Have Said Yes" by P. Edward Haley, pp. 75-98
                                                        10. Beyond MBFR by David S. Yost, pp. 99-134
                                                        11. Breaking the Iran/Contra Story by Daniel Pipes, pp. 135-140
                                                        12. [+]
                                                          Appeasing the Ayatollah by Laurie Mylroie, pp. 141-143 - 1 Review
                                                          1. Revolutionary Iran by R.K. Ramazani
                                                        13. [+]
                                                          Soviet Utopia Revisited by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 144-146 - 1 Review
                                                          1. Utopia in Power by Mikhail Heller and Aleksandr M. Nekrich
                                                        14. [+]
                                                          War Studies by John H. Maurer, pp. 147-148 - 4 Reviews
                                                          1. Managing Nuclear Operations by Ashton B. Carter, John D. Steinbruner, and Charles A. Zraket, ...
                                                          2. Military Objectives in Soviet Foreign Policy by Michael K. MccGwire
                                                          3. Nuclear Crisis Management by Richard Lebow
                                                          4. Strategic Defense and the American Ethos by Michael Vlahos
                                                        15. [+]
                                                          American Foreign Policy by Adam M. Garfinkle, pp. 149-152 - 4 Reviews
                                                          1. End the Arms Race by Thomas L. Perry and James G. Foulks
                                                          2. The Root by Eric Hammel
                                                          3. The Straw Giant by Arthur T. Hadley
                                                          4. Game Plan by Zbigniew K. Brzezinski
                                                        16. [+]
                                                          International Economics by Patrick Clawson, pp. 153-154 - 5 Reviews
                                                          1. American Trade Politics by I.M. Destler
                                                          2. Does Aid Work? by Robert Cassen
                                                          3. Egypt and the Politics of U.S. Economic Aid by Marvin Weinbaum
                                                          4. Red Multinationals or Red Herrings? by Geoffrey Hamilton
                                                          5. Stockpiling Strategic Materials by Raymond Frech Mikesell
                                                        17. [+]
                                                          The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 155-158 - 8 Reviews
                                                          1. Biographical Dictionary of the Comintern by Branko Lazitch and Milorad M. Drachkovitch
                                                          2. Eastern Left, Western Left by Ferenc Feher and Agnes Heller
                                                          3. Of Prisons and Ideas by Milovan Djilas
                                                          4. Shadows and Whispers by Dusko Doder
                                                          5. The Harvest of Sorrow by Robert Conquest
                                                          6. The Kremlin and the West by Wolfgang Leonhard
                                                          7. Origins of Stalinism by Pavel Campeanu
                                                          8. U.S.-Soviet Cultural Exchanges, 1958-1986 by Yale Richmond
                                                        18. [+]
                                                          The Middle East by Daniel Pipes, pp. 159-165 - 13 Reviews
                                                          1. A History of Israel, Vol. I by Howard M. Sachar
                                                          2. American Public Opinion Toward Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Eytan Gilboa
                                                          3. Iran by John Limbert
                                                          4. Islam in a World of Nation-States by James P. Piscatori
                                                          5. Middle East Contemporary Survey by Haim Shaked
                                                          6. The Arab Radicals by Adeed I. Dawisha
                                                          7. The Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia by Jacob Goldberg
                                                          8. The PLO Under Arafat by Shaul Mishal
                                                          9. Algeria: The Revolution Institutionalized by John P. Entelis
                                                          10. Libya by Lillian Craig Harris
                                                          11. The Parliamentary System of Israel by Samuel Sager
                                                          12. The Saudi-Egyptian Conflict Over North Yemen, 1962-1970 by Saeed M. Badeeb
                                                          13. Struggle for the Arab World by Tawfig Y. Hasou
                                                        19. [+]
                                                          Asia and the Pacific by Arthur Waldron, pp. 166-171 - 9 Reviews
                                                          1. The Tiger and the Trojan Horse by Dennis Bloodworth
                                                          2. The Cambridge History of China, Vol. XII by John K. Fairbank and Albert Feuerwerker
                                                          3. Towards Capitalist Restoration? by Michel Chossudovsky
                                                          4. Human Rights in East Asia by James C. Hsiung
                                                          5. The Balance of Power in East Asia by Michael Leifer
                                                          6. Human Rights in Contemporary China by R. Randle Edwards, Louis Henkin, and Andrew J. Nathan, ...
                                                          7. Modern China and Its Revolutionary Process by Robert A. Scalapino and George T. Yu
                                                          8. China Takes Off by E.E. Bauer
                                                          9. China and the Third World by Lillian Craig Harris and Robert L. Worden
                                                        20. [+]
                                                          Africa by Michael Radu, pp. 172-178 - 7 Reviews
                                                          1. South Africa by D.J. Van Vuuren, N.E. Wiehahn, J.A. Lombard, and N.J. Rhoodie, ...
                                                          2. Confrontation and Liberation in Southern Africa by Ibrahim S.R. Msabaha and Timothy M. Shaw
                                                          3. A History of Communism in South Africa by Henry R. Pike
                                                          4. Politics and Government in African States 1960-1985 by Peter Duignan and Robert H. Jackson
                                                          5. Counter-Insurgency in Rhodesia by J.K. Cilliers
                                                          6. Mercenary Troops in Modern Africa by Gerry S. Thomas
                                                          7. Military Power and Politics in Black Africa by Simon Baynham
                                                      2. [+]
                                                        Summer 1987 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                        1. The Strange Case of the Defense Intellectuals by Roman Kolkowicz, pp. 179-192
                                                        2. "Grenades From the Candy Store" by Robbin Laird and David Robertson, pp. 193-206
                                                        3. Profile by Moshe Ma'oz, pp. 207-216
                                                        4. Sudan: Old Wine in New Bottles by Samuel Makinda, pp. 217-228
                                                        5. Left and Right in Eastern Europe by Michael Shafir, pp. 229-233
                                                        6. Dissent in the Gorbachev Era by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 234-244
                                                        7. [+]
                                                          World Politics by Adam Garfinkle, pp. 245-246 - 4 Reviews
                                                          1. Closed Borders by Alan Dowty
                                                          2. Fictions of Nuclear Disaster by David Dowling
                                                          3. Modern Diasporas in International Politics by Gabriel Sheffer
                                                          4. East/West Tensions in the Third World by Marshall D. Shulman
                                                        8. [+]
                                                          American Politics and Foreign Policy by Adam M. Garfinkle, pp. 247-249 - 5 Reviews
                                                          1. American High: The Years Of Confidence, 1945-60 by William L. O'Neill
                                                          2. Deep Black by William E. Burrows
                                                          3. The Defense Game by Richard A. Stubbing and Richard A. Mendel
                                                          4. To Arm a Nation by Richard Halloran
                                                          5. Women and American Foreign Policy by Edward P. Crapol
                                                        9. [+]
                                                          International Economics by Patrick Clawson, pp. 250-252 - 7 Reviews
                                                          1. Economic Policy in an Interdependent World by Richard N. Cooper
                                                          2. Economic Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region by Bruce J. Dickson and Harry Harding
                                                          3. The Financial Revolution by Adrian D. Hamilton
                                                          4. Politics, Foreign Trade, and Economic Development by Claudio Vedovato
                                                          5. Theory and Reality in Development by Sanjaya Lall and Frances Stewart
                                                          6. Theory of Population and Economic Growth by Julian Lincoln Simon
                                                          7. The Utility of International Economic Sanctions by David Leyton-Brown
                                                        10. [+]
                                                          War Studies by John Maurer, pp. 253-254 - 3 Reviews
                                                          1. Armed Truce by Hugh Thomas
                                                          2. Britain, America, and Arms Control, 1921-37 by Christopher Hall
                                                          3. Vanguard to Trident by Eric J. Grove
                                                        11. [+]
                                                          The Middle East by Daniel Pipes, pp. 255-258 - 8 Reviews
                                                          1. The Ba'th and the Creation of Modern Syria by David Roberts
                                                          2. Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan by Olivier Roy
                                                          3. Islamic Reassertion in Pakistan by Anita M. Weiss
                                                          4. The Concept of an Islamic State by Ishtiaq Ahmed
                                                          5. Reveal and Conceal by Andrea B. Rugh
                                                          6. Shi'ism, Resistance, and Revolution by Martin S. Kramer
                                                          7. Syria and the French Mandate by Philip S. Khoury
                                                          8. Turkey: America's Forgotten Ally by Dankwart A. Rustow
                                                        12. [+]
                                                          Asia and the Pacific by Arthur Waldron, pp. 259-260 - 4 Reviews
                                                          1. China: Asia's Next Economic Giant? by Dwight H. Perkins
                                                          2. The China Connection by A. James Gregor
                                                          3. Korea and the West by Brian Bridges
                                                          4. Understanding Communist China by Tai-Chun Kuo and Ramon H. Myers
                                                        13. [+]
                                                          The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 261-264 - 5 Reviews
                                                          1. East Germany and Detente by A. James McAdams
                                                          2. Opposition in the GDR Under Honecker, 1971-85 by Roger Woods
                                                          3. Russian Studies by Leonard Schapiro and Ellen Dahrendorf
                                                          4. USSR Foreign Policies After Detente by Richard F. Staar
                                                          5. Vaclav Havel: Living in Truth by Jan Vladislav
                                                        14. [+]
                                                          Latin America by Michael Radu, pp. 265-272 - 6 Reviews
                                                          1. At War in Nicaragua by E. Bradford Burns
                                                          2. The Bear in the Back Yard by Timothy Ashby
                                                          3. Central America and the Reagan Doctrine by Walter F. Hahn
                                                          4. The Central American Crisis Reader by Robert S. Leiken and Barry Rubin
                                                          5. Conflict in Nicaragua by Jiri Valenta and Esperanza Duran
                                                          6. U.S. Policy and Regional Security in Central America by Edward Best
                                                      3. [+]
                                                        Fall 1987 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                        1. Does America Need a Verfassungsschutzbericht? by Guenter Lewy, pp. 275-292
                                                        2. Attacking Reagan by Way of Pretoria by Ben L. Martin, pp. 293-312
                                                        3. Underground Publishing in Poland by Ted Kaminski, pp. 313-330
                                                        4. Policy Brief by Steven W. Mosher, pp. 331-338
                                                        5. Living in China's Shadow by Raphael Israeli, pp. 339-350
                                                        6. Friends and Foes of Glasnost by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 351-380
                                                        7. [+]
                                                          The United States by Adam M. Garfinkle, pp. 381-386 - 12 Reviews
                                                          1. America Outside the World by Louis Rene Beres
                                                          2. Biographical Dictionary of the American Left by Bernard K. Johnpoll and Harvey Klehr
                                                          3. Congress and the Nuclear Freeze by Douglas C. Waller
                                                          4. Containment: Concept and Policy by Terry L. Deibel and John Lewis Gaddis
                                                          5. "Democracy is in the Streets" by James Miller
                                                          6. Human Rights and International Relations by R.J. Vincent
                                                          7. Foreign Policy and Human Rigts by R.J. Vincent
                                                          8. Janus and Minerva by Stanley Hoffmann
                                                          9. Pentagon Games by John Prados
                                                          10. Stemming the Tide by Glenn T. Seaborg and Benjamin S. Loeb
                                                          11. Today's American by James Finn and Leonard R. Sussman
                                                          12. Transitions From Authoritarian Rule by Guillermo O'Donnell and Philippe C. Schmitter, ...
                                                        8. [+]
                                                          International Economics by Patrick Clawson, pp. 387-388 - 6 Reviews
                                                          1. Costs of Default by Anatole Kaletsky
                                                          2. Economic Policy and Development by Toshio Shishido and Ryuzo Sato
                                                          3. How the West Grew Rich by Nathan Rosenberg and L.E. Birdzell, Jr.
                                                          4. Land Reform and Democratic Development by Roy L. Prosterman and Jeffrey M. Riedinger
                                                          5. Liberal Protectionism by Vinod K. Aggarwal
                                                          6. The Political Economy of International Money by Loukas Tsoukalis
                                                        9. [+]
                                                          War Studies by John Maurer, pp. 389-392 - 6 Reviews
                                                          1. The Command and Control of British Nuclear Weapons by Shaun Gregory
                                                          2. The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1914-1918 by Paul G. Halpern
                                                          3. Nuclear Blackmail and Nuclear Balance by Richard K. Betts
                                                          4. Strategic Defenses and Soviet-American Relations by Samuel F. Wells, Jr. and Robert S. Litwak
                                                          5. Swords and Shields by Fred S. Hoffman, Albert Wohlstetter, and David S. Yost, ...
                                                          6. A Thoroughly Efficient Navy by William W. Kaufmann
                                                        10. [+]
                                                          The Middle East by Daniel Pipes, pp. 393-398 - 12 Reviews
                                                          1. Amal and the Shi'a by Augustus Richard Norton
                                                          2. Arab and Jew by David K. Shipler
                                                          3. Ben Gurion: The Burning Ground, 1886-1948 by Shabtai Teveth
                                                          4. Dilemmas of Security by Avner Yaniv
                                                          5. Europe's Middle East Dilemma by Ilan Greilsammer and Joseph Weiler
                                                          6. Futile Diplomacy, Vol. I by Neil Caplan
                                                          7. The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 by Efraim Karsh
                                                          8. Missed Opportunities for Peace by Ronald J. Young
                                                          9. Religious Strife in Egypt by Nadia Ramsis Farah
                                                          10. The Soviet Union and Iranian Azerbaijan by David B. Nissman
                                                          11. Strategy and Force Planning by Joshua M. Epstein
                                                          12. The Tragedy of the Turkish Capital Tax by Faik Okte
                                                        11. [+]
                                                          Asia and the Pacific by Arthur Waldron, pp. 399-401 - 6 Reviews
                                                          1. China and Vietnam: The Roots of Conflict by William J. Duiker
                                                          2. China's Special Economic Zones by Michael Oborne
                                                          3. The Chinese Army After Mao by Ellis Joffe
                                                          4. Japan Re-Armed by Malcolm McIntosh
                                                          5. Pakistan by Shahid Javed Burki
                                                          6. Sri Lanka by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah
                                                        12. [+]
                                                          The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe by Vladimir Tismaneanu, pp. 402-407 - 10 Reviews
                                                          1. Between Two Worlds by K.S. Karol
                                                          2. Comrade Chairman by Richard Owen
                                                          3. Crosscurrents by Ladislav Matejka
                                                          4. The Eagle and the Small Birds by Michael Charlton
                                                          5. From Brezhnev to Gorbachev by Baruch A. Hazan
                                                          6. Gorbachev by Zhores A. Medvedev
                                                          7. Gorbachev's Challenge by Marshall I. Goldman
                                                          8. Ideological Struggle by Fabian Vaksman
                                                          9. Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union by Shirin Akiner
                                                          10. The Waking Giant by Martin Walker
                                                        13. [+]
                                                          Latin America by Michael Radu, pp. 408-417 - 6 Reviews
                                                          1. Brigadista by Jeffrey Jones
                                                          2. Grenada: The Jewel Despoiled by Gordon K. Lewis
                                                          3. Intervention on Trial by Paul Ramshaw and Tom Steer
                                                          4. Reagan Versus the Sandinistas by Thomas W. Walker
                                                          5. The Real Secret War by J. Michael Waller, Steve Baldwin, and L. Francis Bouchey, ...
                                                          6. Sendero Luminoso by James Anderson
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                                                      Issues of 1988 = 4 Issues, 65 Articles
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                                                        Issues of 1989 = 4 Issues, 79 Articles
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                                                        Issues of the 1990s = 9 Years, 36 Issues, 619 Articles
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                                                          Issues of 1990 = 4 Issues, 74 Articles
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                                                            Issues of 1991 = 4 Issues, 78 Articles
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                                                              Issues of 1992 = 4 Issues, 82 Articles
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                                                                Issues of 1993 = 4 Issues, 78 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of 1995 = 4 Issues, 63 Articles
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                                                                      Issues of 1996 = 4 Issues, 60 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of 1997 = 4 Issues, 61 Articles
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                                                                          Issues of the 2000s = 2 Years, 8 Issues, 100 Articles
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                                                                            Issues of 2000 = 4 Issues, 49 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of 2001 = 4 Issues, 51 Articles