Articles about McNamara’s Pentagon years, his views on nuclear issues and his legacy.

Link |  Fred S. Hoffman (1965), ‘Innovations Seen Lasting by McNamara’ Washington Post, 22 January

Link |  William S. White (1967), McNamara Departure Opens Way for “Coalition Cabinet”‘, Washington Post, 30 November

Link |  Laurence E. Lynn Jr. & Richard I. Smith (1982), ‘Can the Secretary of Defense Make a Difference?’ International Security, Vol.7, No.1 (Summer 1982), 45-69

Link |  Deborah Shapley (1988), ‘Mac & Cap: the Pentagon needs the best of both’, Washington Post, 10 January

Link |  John Harrington & Laura McGrath Moulton (2001), ‘Robert McNamara Calls for Nuclear Disarmament at United Nations,’ Global Security Institute Event Report, 17 October 2001

Link | James G. Blight & Janet M. Lang (2004) ‘Lesson Number One: Empathize with your enemy,’ Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 10(4), 349-368

Link |  Julian Borger (2005), ‘Apocalypse Sooner or Later’, The Guardian, Thursday 2 June 2005

Link | Abraham Zaleznik (2005) ‘The Education of Robert S. McNamara, Secretary of Defense, 1961-1968,’ Revue Française de Gestion, (Nov/Dec 2005) 31: 159

Link | Richard Ned Lebow (2006) ‘Robert S McNamara: Max Weber’s Nightmare,’ International Relations, 20(2): 211-224

Link | James G. Blight & Janet M. Lang (2007), ‘McNamara: Then & Now’, Daedalus, Vol.136, No.1 (Winter 2007), 120-131

Link | J. Peter Scoblic (2009), ‘Robert McNamara’s Logical Legacy, Arms Control Today, September 2009

Link | Phil Rosenzweig (2010), ‘Robert S. McNamara and the Evolution of Modern Management,’ Harvard Business Review, December 2010

Link | Sandford Borins (2010) ‘Strategic Planning from Robert McNamara to Gov 2.0,’ Public Administration Review, December 2010

Link | Abhijnan Rij (2016) ‘The Other Legacy of Robert McNamara’