Fact #706: The linchpin of Nixon’s cold war strategy was the “Madman Theory.” His administration attempted to make the leaders of other countries think Nixon was mad, and that his behavior was irrational and volatile.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madman_theory

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