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Defense Policy Formation
A Comparative Analysis of the McNamara Era
Defense Policy Formation
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Clark A. Murdock - Author
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Hardcover - 209 pages
Release Date: June 1974
ISBN10: 0-87395-252-9
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-252-1

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Summary

When Robert McNamara became U.S. Secretary of Defense, he introduced a new mode of making policy decisions: systems analysis. In Defense Policy Formation, Clark Murdock examines what effects this systems analysis had on policy-making process both in theory and the actual practice of military innovation.


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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Defense Policy Formation and Weapons Innovation under Eisenhower
Characterization of the Policy Formation Process under Eisenhower
Weapons Innovation in the 1950s
Case Study-- Air Defense Policy in the 1950s
2. Defense Policy Formation and Weapons Innovation under McNamara
Defense Policy Formation under McNamara
Weapons Innovation under McNamara
Case Study-- Ballistic Missile Defense Policy under McNamara
3. Comparison of Weapons Innovation Policy

4. More Recent Evaluations of McNamara and Some Comments on Policy-Making under Laird
Recent Appraisals of McNamara
Defense Policy-Making under Melvin Laird
Notes
Bibliography
Index


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