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The Madman Theory and NATO’s Dilemma

The story goes that President Nixon, brainstorming with Henry Kissinger on how America could prevail in Vietnam, suggested to the would-be American Metternich that he could tell North Vietnamese negotiators that the president was quite insane and willing to use nuclear weapons against the Communist state if he didn’t get his way. This “madman theory”Continue reading “The Madman Theory and NATO’s Dilemma”