Robert W. Tucker

Recent Posts

A Test of Power

The Bush Administration has vastly exaggerated the dangers associated with the development of an Iranian nuclear weapons program and underestimated the deterrent capacity of U.S. military power.

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The Freedom Crusade

Promoting democracy is not only alien to American diplomatic tradition, it could jeopardize our security.

David C. HendricksonRobert W. Tucker

Europe Challenged

Will the European Union become a peer competitor to the United States? Not likely, thinks Professor Tucker, unless U.S. policy produces self-diminishment by isolating America from others. But well it might.

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An Inner Circle of One: Woodrow Wilson and His Advisors

Woodrow Wilson's unwillingness to seek advice, his disinclination to hear what was unwelcome to him, and, even more, his penchant for taking an immediate dislike of those who told him what he did not wish to hear, were traits rec

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Reflections of a Repentant Sinner

Although he supported limited NATO expansion from the beginning, Robert Tucker now believes that an initially good case has been turned into a policy that is pregnant with disaster.

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The Prior Question

Today's security debate revolves largely around what may be termed the prior question, that is, the question of identifying what may constitute serious threats to America's security in the post-Cold War world.

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America and Bosnia

 The American government badly needs to break the mold it has set for  
itself and pledge its power to a definitive settlement.

Robert W. TuckerDavid C. Hendrickson