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Countering covert aggression

Author: Stephen T Hosmer; George K Tanham; United States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.; Rand Corporation.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, [1986]
Series: Rand note, N-2412-USDP.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Note considers how the United States might better counter covert aggression. Among other issues, the study (1) examines the uses of terrorism, subversion, and insurgency as instruments of state policy; (2) analyzes the principal constraints on U.S. freedom of action to deter or respond to such aggression; and (3) suggests policy and operational measures that might help the United States and its allies to cope  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen T Hosmer; George K Tanham; United States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.; Rand Corporation.
ISBN: 9996265080 9789996265082
OCLC Number: 13308215
Notes: "January 1986."
"Prepared for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy."
Description: vii, 28 pages ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Rand note, N-2412-USDP.
Responsibility: Stephen T. Hosmer, George K. Tanham.

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"This Note considers how the United States might better counter covert aggression. Among other issues, the study (1) examines the uses of terrorism, subversion, and insurgency as instruments of state policy; (2) analyzes the principal constraints on U.S. freedom of action to deter or respond to such aggression; and (3) suggests policy and operational measures that might help the United States and its allies to cope with covert aggression in the future."--Rand abstracts.

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