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- Military strategy : The highest-level national concept of the use of pure military power, inlcluding setting the composition of the military and its deployment; high-level regional objectives in war; military research and setting military production priorities
- Deterrence : A set of policies and actions that prevent an opponent from taking an undesired action
- RAND Corporation : Among the oldest of think tanks, established by the fledgling United States Air Force to provide alternate perspectives on its concepts; now broadened to working on an extremely wide range of politicomilitary and social issues
- Roberta Wohlstetter : (1912-2007) U.S. strategic analyst, on the staff of the RAND Corporation; author of definitive text Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision; spouse of Albert Wohlstetter
- Arms control : Treaties and implementation agreements to restrict the development, production, deployment, or transfer of specified weapons or weapons technologies.
- Ahmed Chalabi : An Iraqi politician, who spent much of his time in exile or in Kurdistan, who has declining influence in the current situation but is still regarded as well-connected
- Zalmay Khalizad : Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Afghanistan, and Iraq; Counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- Richard Perle : An American political scientist who has been an important advisor and facilitator, rather than executive, for U.S. foreign policy and is associated with neoconservatism
- Paul Wolfowitz : An American political scientist and policy-level foreign affairs official, of a neoconservative ideology; resident American Enterprise Institute and on International Security Advisory Board; Deputy Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- B-47 : U.S. medium strategic bomber, primarily assigned to nuclear missions from bases along the periphery of the Soviet Union
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- Cuban Missile Crisis : Probably the closest the U.S. and Soviet Union came to nuclear war, a confrontation, in October 1962, when Soviet missiles were discovered in Cuba, and eventually removed through a naval show of force and diplomatic maneuvering
- Dual-use : Materials or equipment capable of being used either in civilian applications, or for military applications subject to counterproliferation controls, or for other sensitive uses such as the drug trade
- Fail-safe : Add brief definition or description
- Fred Ikle : Researcher and professor of international affairs, especially negotiation and decisionmaking; Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; subcabinet national security official in multiple Republican administrations; advisory council, The National Interest; board of advisers, American Foreign Policy Council; Board Member, Defense Forum Foundation; Board member, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; member Defense Policy Board; Governor, Smith Richardson Foundation; former head of the social science department of the RAND Corporation
- Permissive Action Link : Built into a nuclear weapon, a component that requires an external code, not known to the crew but provided through the chain of command, to enable detonation in combination with other safety features
- Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons : The principal worldwide agreement for controlling the spread of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons technology, without inhibiting the peaceful use of nuclear energy
- Precision-guided munition : A powered or unpowered weapon that adjusts its flight path to hit a specific target, with a circular error probability in the low number of meters, often less than the radius of destruction
- Intercontinental ballistic missile : A ballistic missile, carrying one or more warheads, with a range in excess of 5500 kilometers; the definition traditionally referred to land-based weapons, but some submarine-launched ballistic missiles have this capability
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- Ronald Reagan : (1911–2004) 40th President of the United States, Republican.
- Neoconservatism : A political philosophy and ideology which combines many traditional conservative opinions with an emphasis on the importance of foreign policy and using American power to push democracy forward.