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- Added November 01, 2006
- Type: Letort Papers
- Alliances and American National Security. Authored by Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.
- In this era of American predominance, alliances are more compelling than ever. The United States needs allies to generate capabilities that amplify its power, create a basis of legitimacy for the exercise of its power, avert impulses to counterbalance its power, and steer partners away from strategic apathy or excessive self-reliance.