Unformatted text preview: President Clinton’s power style. Reagan used The Strategic Defense Initiative which was proposed on March 23, 1983 to use ground and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles . The initiative focused on strategic defense rather than the prior strategic offense doctrine of mutual assured destruction . President Carter unfortunately utilized a power system that led his presidency down the tubes. As the lesson includes, his system was “counterproductive” by the Geneva Initiative. This unofficial peace plan was formally launched in December 2003, offers what Carter calls, "the best chance for peace in the Middle East. The Initiative was forged over a two year period by influential Palestinians and Israelis following the failure to finalize an agreement during the 2001 peace talks at Camp David...
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