Peddlers of Crisis: The Committee on the Present Danger and the Politics of Containment

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South End Press, 1983 - Political Science - 371 pages
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Traces the remarkable odyssey of the Committee on the Present Danger from political power to political exile and back.
  

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Contents

THE OMNIPRESENT DANGER
7
THE MILITARIZATION
23
The Soviet Threat
29
The Containment of Neutralism
35
INTERNATION
51
Construction of the Vast Propaganda Machine
60
The Committee on the Present Danger and
70
Internationalism and Isolationism Reinterpreted
77
THE REAWAKENING OF
149
Strategy of Appeasement
160
The Calculus of Managerialism
171
The IntraElite Struggle Unfolds
178
BELLWETHER OF RESURGENT MILITARISM
191
One Foreign Policy for Hawks Another
241
Era Two Tilts to the Right
247
The Assault on SALT
254

ELITE
85
The CPD Reacts to
97
From the Legitimation of a Principle to
106
A Means
114
An Era of Limits
120
The Thousand Days and the Institutionalization
130
Denouement of Containment Militarism
137
Elite Conflict and Mass
263
Hitting the Ground Running
289
The Transparent Illusion
305
FOUNDERING ON THE SHOALS OF REALITY
317
Bibliography
350
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Sanders is Founder, Chairman and CEO, AMD, and recipient of the American Electronics Association 2001 Medal of Achievement Award.

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