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The use of force : military power and international politics

Author: Robert J Art; Kenneth N Waltz
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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The sixth edition of this classic text adds 13 new selections that highlight emerging issues including terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. New case studies from Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and South Asia are also used to illustrate the general principles behind the use of force.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Art; Kenneth N Waltz
ISBN: 0742525562 9780742525566 0742525570 9780742525573
OCLC Number: 52039593
Description: xi, 483 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The fungibility of force / Robert J. Art --
The sources of military doctrine / Barry R. Posen --
Offense, Defense, and the causes of war / Stephen Van Evera --
Coercive diplomacy / Alexander L. George --
International terrorism / Brian M. Jenkins --
The unimpressive record of atomic diplomacy / McGeorge Bundy --
The utility of nuclear deterrence / Robert Jervis --
Nuclear myths and political realities / Kenneth N. Waltz --
The cult of the offensive in 1914 / Jack Snyder --
Hitler and the Blitzkrieg strategy / John J. Mearsheimer --
Japan's fatal blunder / George Sansom --
The decision to use the atomic bomb / Louis Morton --
The Korean War / Morton H. Halperin --
The Cuban Missile Crisis / David A. Welch, James G. Blight and Bruce J. Allyn --
Implementing flexible response : Vietnam as a test case / John Lewis Gaddis --
Coercive diplomacy in the Balkans / Steven L. Burg --
The Afghani war : a flawed masterpiece / Michael E. O'Hanlon --
From preponderance to offshore balancing / Christopher Layne --
The strategy of selective engagement / Robert J. Art --
America's imperial ambition / G. John Ikenberry --
Missile defence and American ambitions / Victor A. Utgoff --
Missile defenses and the multiplication of nuclear weapons / Kenneth N. Waltz --
What if Iraq had had nuclear weapons? / Barry R. Posen --
Nuclear instability in South Asia / Scott D. Sagan --
Nuclear stability in South Asia / Kenneth N. Waltz --
Intervention in ethnic and ideological civil wars / Chaim Kaufmann --
Military responses to refugee disasters / Barry R. Posen --
The critical barrier to civil war settlement / Barbara F. Walter --
The changing face of terror / Walter Laqueur --
Lessons from fighting terrorism in Southern Asia / Brahma Chellaney --
America's Achilles' heel : nuclear, biological, and chemical terrorism and covert attack / Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman and Bradley A. Thayer --
Dealing with terrorists / Paul R. Pillar.
Responsibility: edited by Robert J. Art and Kenneth N. Waltz.

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This sixth edition has the addition of 13 new selections that highlight 21st-century challenges, including terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. The book includes strategies for using force,  Read more...

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