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President Reagan"s new defense initiative

George A. Keyworth

President Reagan"s new defense initiative

a road to stability

by George A. Keyworth

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Published by Hoover Institution, Stanford University in [Stanford, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Reagan, Ronald.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementremarks by George A. Keyworth, II ; delivered to the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers, January 10, 1984.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .K463 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p. ;
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2940025M
      LC Control Number84178283

        The current superpower tensions and confrontations threatening war, highlight Lyndon LaRouche’s work for peace in the last such nuclear war threat—the “Euromissiles Crisis” at the start of the s—to bring about President Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Made up of dedicated staff from the political, commercial and non-profit industries, staff at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is committed to promoting President Reagan’s ideals and values.


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