When we winnow the never-ending arguments over national security for their essences, three basic competing views remain on the threshing floor. They can be labeled ''containment,' "strategic value," and "world image."
Dickson, Thomas I.
"Set & Drift: Containment, Strategic Value, World Image—Differing Views of National Security,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 31
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol31/iss1/9