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Caspar Weinberger (1917–2006)

Author of The Next War

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Caspar Weinberger has 4 media appearances.

Jul
15
Caspar Weinberger
Booknotes, Sunday, July 15, 1990
Caspar Weinberger discusses Fighting for Peace: Seven Critical Years in the Pentagon.

Caspar Weinberger discussed his book, "Fighting For Peace: Seven Critical Years in the Pentagon," which chronicles his tenure as defense secretary for President Ronald Regan. He discussed the build-up of American arms during the time he served as secretary of defense. Mr. Weinberger stated that he feels it is essential that the U.S. retain the military strength it had in the 1980s. In the book, Mr. Weinberger states his support for the Strategic Defense Initiative. Also discussed in the book are the Iran-contra affair, President Ronald Regan, and Robert McFarlane. Mr. Weinberger also discussed his childhood, including the influence of his father during his impressionable years. Mr. Weinberger recounted how he read the daily Congressional Record in high school and told of his interest in the life and writings of Winston Churchill. (timspalding)… (more)
Feb
27
Seymour Hersh on U.S. Policy Toward Iran
Fresh Air, Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at 0am
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh's latest article is about the administration's efforts to undermine Iran. The article appears in The New Yorker magazine's March 5th edition and is titled "The Redirection: Is the Administration's New Policy Benefiting our Enemies in the War on Terror?"

Hersh exposed the Abu Ghraib prison scandal in a series of articles published in the magazine early in 2005. He has been the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, five George Polk Awards, two National Magazine Awards and a dozen other prizes. He is also the author of eight books, including Chain of Command about Abu Ghraib. (Shortride)… (more)
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