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dc.contributor.authorSteinbruner, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.authorLewis, Jeffreyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-01T13:13:30Z
dc.date.available2008-05-01T13:13:30Z
dc.date.issued2002-10-01en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/7887
dc.descriptionDaedalus, Fallen_US
dc.description.abstractOn May 24, 2002, at a summit meeting in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President George W.Bush signed a treaty and issued a declaration of political accommodation promising, in Bush"s words, to "liquidate the legacy of the Cold War." That is, of course, an appealing phrase and an aspiration every reasonable person will endorse. But it is certainly not an imminent accomplishmentnot yet even the predominant trend. The underlying reality is that U.S. military forces are being prepared for extended confrontation, not political accommodation. Their projected capabilities are inherently provocative not only to Russia, but to China as well. They are also vulnerable to Russian and Chinese reactions, particularly in space, where some of the most critical assets are based. Soothing rhetoric cannot indefinitely obscure the ominous implications. It is time for everyone to pay attention John Steinbruner is director of the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland. Jeffrey Lewis is a graduate research fellow at the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland.en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesCISSM; 34en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe Advanced Methods of Cooperative Security Programen_US
dc.titleThe Unsettled Legacy of the Cold Waren_US
dc.typePublicationen_US
dc.contributor.departmentCISSMen_US


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