1 January 2003

Dominators Rule

Michael Krepon

Michael Krepon is president of the Henry L.
Stimson Center in Washington, D.C., and a Bulletin
contributing editor.

Forget hawks and doves. The post-Cold War political struggle is between “dominators” and “conciliators.” Right now, thanks especially to Osama bin Laden, those who believe U.S. national security lies in raw military power, not cooperative agreements, are in control.