What Reagan 'Could See'

Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
November 1981
National Review;11/27/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 23, p1440
The article analyzes the remarks made by U.S. President Ronald Reagan that a tactical nuclear war between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Soviet Union in Europe would not necessarily lead to the an strategic nuclear war between the Soviet Union and the U.S. This remarks by President Reagan is compared to a similar remark made by Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater in 1966 about the use of atomic weapons in the Vietnamese conflict.


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