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The Changing Face of Preemptive War

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The Changing Face of Preemptive War

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The Changing Face of Preemptive War

The Changing Face of Preemptive War

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The Bush administration issued a revised version of the national strategy last week, reaffirming the policy of preemption, but putting greater emphasis on traditional doctrines of deterrence and containment. Guests discuss the Bush Doctrine, the recent national strategy document and the lessons of Afghanistan and Iraq.

Guests:

Peter Baker, White House correspondent for The Washington Post

Gary Schmitt, director of AEI's program on advanced strategic studies

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