Reaganism and Its Limits

Reagan, with Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and his first secretary of state, Alexander Haig.

Reagan defending the invasion of Grenada, flanked by a familiar figure.

Until we have a more complete release of documents, interpreting the diplomatic history of the Reagan administration will be something of a speculatory matter.


Little, American Orientalism, pp. 234-252.


bullet Reagan's "Evil Empire" speech (1982)
bullet The CIA speculates on Soviet responses to SDI (1983)

The Federation of American Scientists on SDI