The list author says: "The precarious "shock and awe" doctrine of preemptive war has become increasingly dominant in national security policy circles. 2012 presidential candidates of both major parties were unwilling to remove the nuclear "first strike" option as untenable or outside the behavior of a civilized nation-state of the 21st century. Only GOP candidate Ron Paul courageously denounced the base immorality of these ideas, which fly in the face of four centuries of international law and the long-standing Just War doctrine of Christianity. These classic films on the Cold War have again regained a striking relevance and importance. Let them both entertain and educate you on the vital issues of war, espionage, and the deadly terror of nuclear weapons of mass destruction."