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Too Powerful to Be Used

McNamara urges less reliance on nuclear weapons The article was clearly timed for maximum effect. One week after the resumption of the INF (Intermediate-Range...

Nation: Real Security

Give more aid to poor nations, urges Robert McNamara Even when he was U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara thought the nation had reached "the point at...

Nation: McNamara's Many Wars

In power-jealous Washington, it was inevitable that an official as dynamic, aggressive and determined as Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara would eventually...

Defense: Ros & I . . .

Even the warmest admirers of Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara agree that he is something less than the soul of diplomacy. His voice rasps with irritation...

Banking: Power Is Given to Be Used

Since Robert S. McNamara left the Pentagon six months ago to become president of the World Bank, he has obeyed a self-imposed rule of silence on matters...

Defense: Streamlining the Guard

Since taking command of the Pentagon last year. Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara has vigorously goaded the sacred cows of the armed forces, to bellows of...

Defense: He Had Better Be Right

Copper Calhoon, that beautiful but bitchy businesswoman, barked at her secretary: "Take a letter to—ah—what's his name in the Defense Department." Then she...

The Administration: A Man for All Problems

While Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara was in Texas last week conferring with Lyndon Johnson on Viet Nam, Hubert Humphrey was laying a Veterans' Day wreath...

South Viet Nam: Chips on Khanh

SOUTH VIETNAM The trio chucking children under the chin, gripping the hands of local leaders and waving gaily at the crowds made an improbable clutch of...

Public Policy: McNamara's 97<£

The average net profit on defense jobs has dropped to less than 3¢ on every contract dollar. Even that ardent cutter of costs, Defense Secretary Robert S...

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