Robert W. Tucker
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.
The Freedom Crusade
Promoting democracy is not only alien to American diplomatic tradition, it could jeopardize our security.
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.
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.
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
The Future of a Contradiction
The great issue of American foreign policy today may be simply stated.
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.
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.