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The Reagan Imprint

Contrary to widely held views of Ronald Reagan as a reflexive man of action, John Arquilla's sharply revisionist study argues that he was drawn to and driven by ideas. In Mr. Arquilla's view, Reagan during his presidency articulated important new concepts that fundamentally reshaped American foreign policy-toward Soviet totalitarian rule, arms reduction, and missile defense. But in some areas his policies played out less successfully-inattention to nuclear proliferation and the rise of terrorism-with consequences that continue to haunt us. Mr. Arquilla has set new standards of measurement for Reagan's foreign policy accomplishments and shortcomings.
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John Arquilla is professor of defense analysis at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. A Ph.D. graduate of Stanford and a former policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, he has also written From Troy to Entebbe, In Athena's Camp, and Networks and Netwars. He lives in Monterey.


Arquilla's provocative and counter-intuitive depiction of Ronald Reagan...contributes significantly to revisionist interpretations of the Great Communicator's presidency. -- Melvin Small, author, The Presidency of Richard Nixon, distinguished professor of history, Wayne State University A fresh analysis of Ronald Reagan's strategic approach to foreign policy...very readable. -- Edwin Meese III, U.S. Attorney General (1985-1988) A practical book...with a surprising end-of-the-book bonus-a set of footnotes that delight and inform. -- Seymour M. Hersh The New Yorker A balanced analysis-neither an attack, nor an apology. Forbes The greatest strength of Arquilla's book is that he moves beyond the Cold War... Recommended. CHOICE Fascinating book. -- Stephen Knott Claremont Review of Books Arquilla makes a persuasive argument. -- Russell Baker The New York Review Of Books This is a good read for all hands. Proceedings Lucid in style and challenging in content, this work should engender debate about Reagan's legacy and American Foreign Policy. -- Stephen K. Shaw Library Journal Demonstrates an almost inexhaustible knowledge of U.S. foreign policy from the Reagan presidency onwards...a clear-eyed and objective narrative. Federal Lawyer

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