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PROFESSOR RONALD STEEL teaches at both George Washington University and the University of Southern California. A graduate of both Harvard University and the Sorbonne, Professor Steel is the author of five major books and numerous essays and articles on issues relating to American politics and foreign affairs. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist whose writings have won such prestigious awards as the National Book Critics' Circle Award, the Bancroft Prize in American History and the American Book Award. His 1995 book, entitled Temptations of a Superpower, is a provocative analysis of the prospects for U.S. foreign policy in a post-Cold War context. Professor Steel has been a contributing editor for The New Republic since 1980.
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Authored by Robert Ellsworth, Dr. David Jablonsky, Ronald Steel, Morton H. Halperin, Lawrence Korb.
U.S. national security is a subject that has been under intense scrutiny since the end of the Cold War. What constitutes such security for the United States as this country approaches the new century? Are the ends, ways, and means of our national security and national military strategies sufficient to provide for the nation's future? And above all, as this country celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Security Act of 1947, are the institutions that resulted from that act still sufficient for the post-Cold War era?