The Bush Administration’s New Approach to Arms Control
In the first years of this century, the word coming out of the White House has seemed particularly discouraging for the arms control community. In short, the message was that arms control is dead. The series of national security papers that have been published since George W. Bush took office have reflected this perspective. The administration shifted its foreign relations focus away from cooperative instruments (such as arms control) to an approach that emphasizes active self-help and coalitions of the willing.
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