The Nixon Doctrine, first articulated in the summer of 1969, provides the opportunity for a new era in American foreign policy—one based on multipolarity, flexibility, and, perhaps most important, paradoxical support of both detente and military strength.
Kost, John G.
"Diplomacy and Defense Planning,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 27
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol27/iss6/7