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Explorations in strategy

Author: Colin S Gray
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The purpose of this book is to show how strategy works, using air power and special operations as case studies, but also addressing sea power, nuclear deterrence and information warfare. It aims to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin S Gray
ISBN: 0275962563 9780275962562
OCLC Number: 39045781
Notes: Originally published: London : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Description: xx, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The challenge of strategy --
ch. 1. On strategic performance --
ch. 2. The advantages and limitations of sea power: British defense in a joint world --
ch. 3. Is deterrence reliable? --
pt. II. Strategy and air power --
ch. 4. The advantages and limitations of air power --
ch. 5. The United States as an air power --
ch. 6. Air power and defense planning --
pt. III. Strategy and special operations --
ch. 7. The nature of special operations --
ch. 8. The strategic utility of special operations: lessons of history --
ch. 9. Special operations forces and defense planning --
pt. IV. Conclusions --
ch. 10. Strategy and the revolution in military affairs.
Responsibility: Colin S. Gray.

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