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Senate majority leader practices politics of personal destruction
Topic - Francis H. Marlo
In the 1980s, the Reagan national security team pursued goals that emanated from the beliefs of the president himself. The team used a variety of tools to achieve the goals. In "Planning Reagan's War," author Francis Marlo describes Ronald Reagan's plan for winning the Cold War as a "grand strategy." He doesn't see it as hyperbole, but as a term of art.
NSDD-66's goal was "to contain Soviet power, limit the Soviets' hard currency earnings and promote change within the Soviet Union," Mr. Marlo said.
In "Planning Reagan's War," author Francis Marlo describes Ronald Reagan's plan for winning the Cold War as a "grand strategy."