The administration's National Security Strategy forthrightly commits to ‘fighting terrorists and tyrants’ and ‘encouraging free and open societies on every continent.’ What it ignores is that these two goals often conflict. … Which should take priority: America's commitment to its ideals, or a concern for its safety? … The strategy offers no advice on how to answer these questions.
Research Article| December 01 2002
Hard Choices: National Security and the War on Terrorism
Ivo H. Daalder;
James M. Lindsay;
Current History (2002) 101 (659): 409–413.
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Ivo H. Daalder, James M. Lindsay, James B. Steinberg; Hard Choices: National Security and the War on Terrorism. Current History 1 December 2002; 101 (659): 409–413. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.659.409
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