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American defense policy

Author: Peter L Hays; Brenda J Vallance; Alan R Van Tassel
Publisher: Baltimore : John's Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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defense policies, reviewing excerpts from key defense policy statements and assessing the likely challenges for future policy makers.

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American defense policy.
Baltimore : John's Hopkins University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)623194629
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Hays; Brenda J Vallance; Alan R Van Tassel
ISBN: 0801854725 9780801854729 0801854733 9780801854736
OCLC Number: 34906202
Description: xiv, 608 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. An introduction to American defense policy. Defining American defense policy. What is American defense policy? / Peter L. Hays, Brenda J. Vallance, and Alan R. Van Tassel --
To what ends military power? / Robert J. Art --
Thinking about American defense policy. Bureaucratic politics : a paradigm / Graham T. Allison and Morton H. Halperin --
A critique of bureaucratic politics / Robert J. Art --
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The context of American defense policy. National security in a world of tiers / Donald M. Snow --
The primacy of the domestic agenda / Peter G. Peterson, with James K. Sebenius --
pt. II. The actors who influence American defense policy. The President and the Congress. the President's power to persuade / Richard E. Neustadt --
Congress and defense policy / James M. Lindsay --
Executive-legislative relations after the Cold War / Linda S. Jamison --
OSD and the military services. The Office of the Secretary of Defense / James Schlesinger --
Service identities and behavior / Carl H. Builder --
Defense reorganization and national security / Vincent Davis --
The intelligence community. U.S. intelligence in an age of uncertainty / Paula L. Scalingi --
Glasnost for the CIA / Dave McCurdy --
Preparing for the twenty-first century / Commission on the roles and capabilities of the U.S. intelligence community --
Interest groups, the media, and public opinion. The business of defense / Gordon Adams --
Soldiers and scribblers : a common mission / Richard C. Halloran --
Presidents, polls, and the use of force / Catherine McArdle Kelleher. pt. III. The formulation of American defense policy. Introduction / Brenda J. Vallance --
The interagency process / John G. Tower [and others] --
The Iran-Contra affair / John G. Tower [and others] --
The defense acquisition process. Keeping the edge / Charles R. Nelson --
Wild blue yonder / Nick Kotz --
The defense budgeting process. The ABC's of the PPBS / Air Command and Staff College Faculty --
The politics of base closures / Genevieve Anton and Jeff Thomas --
Factors affecting defense policy making. Crisis, stress, and decision making / Ole R. Holsti --
the groupthink syndrome / Irving L. Janis --
Hypotheses on misconception / Robert Jervis --
pt. IV. American defense policies. Introduction / Peter L. Hays. Strategy. . Advancing our interests through engagement and enlargement / William J. Clinton --
The national military strategy of the United States of America / John M. Shalikashvili --
Nuclear policy. The impact of nuclear weapons on history / James Schlesinger --
On dealing with the prospect of nuclear chaos / Roger C. Molander and Peter A. Wilson --
Extended conventional deterrence / Charles T. Allan --
Conventional policy. Global reach--
global power / Donald B. Rice --
Global presence / Sheila E. Widnall and Ronald B. Fogleman --
The mystique of U.S. airpower Eliot A. Cohen --
Forward ... from the sea / John H. Dalton [and others] --
The end of naval strategy / Jan S. Breemer --
Joint and combined operations in the post-Cold war era / Ike Skelton --
SOLIC and the operations other than war. U.S. special operations forces : a strategic perspective / Carl W. Steiner --
New contingencies, old roles / Samuel P. Huntington --
Domestic missions for the armed forces / Sam Nunn --
Peacekeeping : the deepening debate / William H. Lewis --
Peace operations : a department of defense perspective / Sarah B. Sewall --
Arms control and proliferation. Introduction to the arms control / Gregory J. Rattray --
The objectives of arms control / Kerry M. Kartchner --
Existing arms control treaties / Jeffrey A. Larson and Gregory J. Rattray --
Missed opportunities : Washington politics and nuclear proliferation / Heather Wilson --
Facing the emerging reality of regional nuclear adversaries / Marc Dean Millot --
Civil-military relations. The political dimemilitary minitary professionalism, / John H. Garrison --
The origins of the American military coup of 2012 / Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. --
Civil-military relations in the United States / Douglas V. Johnson and Steven Metz. pt. V. The future of American defense policy. Introduction / Brenda J. Vallance --
Emerging threats and regional challenges. Integrated approachesapproches / William J. Clinton--
Asia Pacific / Ronald N. Montaperto --
Europe / James W. Morrison [and others] --
Russia and neighbors / James H. Brusstar --
Greater Middle East / Jed Snyder [and others] --
The changing nature of warfare. The military technical revolution / Michael J. Mazarr. with Jeffrey Shaffer and Benjamin Ederington --
Cyberwar is coming! / John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt --
The coming military revolution / James R. Fitzsimond --
Some final thoughts. The future of American defense policy / Peter L. Hays [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Peter L. Hays, Brenda J. Vallance, and Alan R. Van Tassel.
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