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Presidency of Ronald Reagan: Reaganomics, Iran-Contra Affair, Tax Reform Act of 1986, Strategic Defense Initiative, Reagan Doctrine

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781157576129
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78 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 77. Chapters: Reaganomics, Iran-Contra affair, Tax Reform Act of 1986, Strategic Defense Initiative, ReaganMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 77. Chapters: Reaganomics, Iran-Contra affair, Tax Reform Act of 1986, Strategic Defense Initiative, Reagan Doctrine, Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, History of the United States National Security Council 1981-1989, Reagan assassination attempt, Domestic policy of the Ronald Reagan administration, Inslaw, Foreign policy of the Ronald Reagan administration, Savings and loan crisis, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, Canada - United States Free Trade Agreement, Tear down this wall , Michael Deaver, Constructive engagement, Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982, Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, National Program Office, First inauguration of Ronald Reagan, Kirkpatrick Doctrine, Weinberger Doctrine, We begin bombing in five minutes, Shamrock Summit, Second inauguration of Ronald Reagan, 1988 State of the Union Address, The Day Reagan Was Shot, 1985 State of the Union Address, Deficit Reduction Act of 1984, Presidents Commission on Organized Crime. Excerpt: The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983 to use ground and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. The initiative focused on strategic defense rather than the prior strategic offense doctrine of mutual assured destruction (MAD). The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) was set up in 1984 within the United States Department of Defense to oversee the Strategic Defense Initiative. The ambitious initiative was widely criticized as being unrealistic, even unscientific as well as for threatening to destabilize MAD and re-ignite an offensive arms race. It was soon derided as Star Wars, after the popular 1977 film by George Lucas. In 1987, the American Physical Society concluded that a global shield such as S...