Ahmed Chalabi, an Iraqi exile, studies for his doctorate in math at the University of Chicago where he gets to know Albert Wohlstetter, a prominent cold-war. Albert Wohlstetter (born , died 10 January, ) was a neo-conservative ideologue and long time director of the Rand Corporation. Albert Wohlstetter: international relations: Between the two world wars: Kissinger, and Albert Wohlstetter. Other issues that were addressed in the vast literature.

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In the s and s, he expanded the scope of his research to include alliance policy and nuclear nonproliferation, [23] ballistic missile defense, [24] innovation in military technology, [25] peacetime military competitions, [26] and military potential and economics of civil nuclear energy.

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Albert Wohlstetter

Wohlstetter, Albert; Rowen, Henry 1 May If you find it useful, please give us a hand and donate what you can. Pergamon Press,pp. Roberta Wohlstetter shows Lang copies of books their friends have written. Privacy policy About Wikispooks Disclaimers. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Los AngelesUSA.

That same Wohlstetter mentored many of the Bush administration’s reigning neo-conservatives, including Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, one of the most pro-Zionist wohlstehter the so-called chickenhawksand Zalmay Khalilzad. Interviewed by James Digby and Joan Goldhammer.

Akbert it was a matter of considerable personal satisfaction to watch those missiles turning right angle corners in the Gulf War in and demonstrating that this stuff really could do what Albert Wohlstetter had envisioned 15 years albertt it might be able to do.


Nathan and it was Kuznets who hired Wohlstetter. In the living room he set up a makeshift chair that allowed him to partially recline so he could continue to work.

Albert Wohlstetter

Clearly, I had failed the test. As Lang will later recall: General Panel Corporation was a company founded by Walter Gropius and Konrad Wachsmanntwo important figures in the Bauhaus movement. Essays Wohlstetter, Albert Wohhlstetter We knew the people who were pleading for it.

Rivals but No “Race ” “. Wohlstetter’s charge to influence policy through think tank activity and association with Washington elites offered the neo-cons a potent model.

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Jones University of Chicago writes that “A fully deployed nuclear force must meet many requirements to ensure that it is capable of fulfilling the deterrence function assigned to it without causing other undue risks. Wohlstetter started at Columbia Law School on a fellowship in Pocket Books,p. A month later, on 10 JanuaryWohlstetter died at his Laurel Canyon home.

Wohlstetter is a much more relevant figure and it’s interesting too, by the way, that the same fellow who, or one of the same fellows who discovered the Straussian Conspiracy kind of throws Wohlstetter in as a Straussian when Wohlstetter was actually philosophically a student of Willard Van Orman Quine [ ].


Heeger, Susan 8 July His understanding on many levels has been indispensable to the well-being of the free world. Pennsylvania State University Press. From — he was a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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Jude Wanniski, Fire Paul Wolfowitz. But secondly and importantly, to be able to avoid unnecessary loss of innocent life in war.

The neo-cons’ proximity to power, academic position and media reach are now unrivalled. In combination, these political concerns give Bush the justification he wants to push forward with the Team B experiment. Los Angeles Times Magazine. I mean I think the greatest mistake is assuming that people will behave, well it’s a version of mirror imaging, I guess.

October Learn how and when to remove this template message. Ikle when he was Under Secretary of Defense for Policy called Discriminate Deterrence which may be interesting to know if you can find it on the internet. It’s also an interesting case I think, without wanting to suggest that there’s anything unintelligent about the military, it’s too easy to misinterpret this comment.