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National Security: Opportunities and dangers for the new administration

Public Perspective, January/February 2001. As the president-elect organizes his administration a full decade after the Cold War unexpectedly came to ...

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NORC: The Early Years

The National Opinion Research Center is a non-profit organization associated with the University of Chicago. NORC has been conducting polls since 1941. There are over 150 NORC polls from the 1940s and 1950s that document the public's opinion.

2002 PIPA Defense Spending and Foreign Policy Poll

Conducted almost a year after the 9/11 attacks, this Program on International Policy Attitudes poll on foreign policy features questions about defense spending and international relations.

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Defense Spending Pre-WWII

Defense Spending Pre-WWII