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John F. Kennedy and the Missile Gap Hardcover – November 19, 2004

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"Preble's contribution is significant.... [He] substantiates his thesis in great detail and draws upon excellent research."—The Journal of American History

"A path-breaking study ... raises key issues with respect to both cold war historiography and present-day international politics."—The International History Review

"An extremely thorough, well-documented effort."—American Historical Review

About the Author

Christopher A. Preble is Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the Cato Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Temple University.


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Christopher A. Preble (1967-) is the vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at The Cato Institute. In addition to his books, Preble has published over 100 articles in major publications including USA Today, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Reason, the National Interest, the Foreign Service Journal, and the Harvard International Review. He has also appeared on many television and radio news networks including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, NPR, and the BBC. Before joining Cato in February 2003, he taught history at St. Cloud State University and Temple University. Preble was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy and is a veteran of the Gulf War, having served onboard USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) from 1990 to 1993. Preble holds a Ph.D. in history from Temple University, and a BA in history from George Washington University.

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