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On being a superpower : and not knowing what to do about it

Author: Seymour J Deitchman
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In On Being a Superpower, Sy Deitchman addresses theoretical situations that keep U.S. international security experts awake at night. What would the United States do, Deitchman asks, if, in the Middle East, the House of Saud falls prey to Islamic fundamentalists who demand that U.S. forces depart their Saudi Arabian bases? How would the U.S. react to a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, undertaken in response to U.S.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour J Deitchman
ISBN: 0813367751 9780813367750
OCLC Number: 41924809
Description: xii, 350 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fantasy --
Scenarios --
The State of the World --
A Far East Scenario --
A Middle East Scenario --
A Caribbean Scenario --
The Evaporation of the U.S.A. --
Where the World Has Gone --
The Evolution of USCAN --
Reality: the Background to National Security --
Where Does the World Seem to Be Going? --
Homogenizing the World --
New Regional Powers Within Old Geopolitical Contexts --
Beyond National Boundaries --
Where Does the Nation Seem to Be Going? --
The Twentieth-Century American Social Revolution --
Attitudes --
Trends --
Dilemmas --
Inside the United States --
Beyond Our Borders --
The Core of National Security --
The Armed Forces --
The Armed Forces as Society --
U.S. Armed Forces in the Twentieth Century --
The Armed Forces Today and Tomorrow --
A National Strategy? --
A Strategy Emerging --
Implementing the Strategy --
Crafting Armed Forces to Match --
Using the Armed Forces --
Counterstrategies --
The Real World --
Linkages: Implementing Our Strategy --
Linkages: The Armed Forces --
The Real World.
Responsibility: Seymour J. Dietchman.
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Explores hypothetical situations in the realm of international security and predicts the probable U.S. response to them based on current politics and social norms.  Read more...

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