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The Illusion of Control : Force and Foreign Policy in the 21st Century

Author: Seyom Brown
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the last decade of the 20th century threats and applications of force often took centre stage. This text maintains that the use of force as an instrument of foreign policy is likely to grow, and that this prospect warrants concern and open debate.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seyom Brown
ISBN: 9780815702870 0815702876 1280812656 9781280812651 9780815702634 0815702639
OCLC Number: 1017610015
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 196 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Force and Foreign Policy Revisited; 2. The Disposition to Use Force: Crisis Reaction or General Trend?; 3. The Changing Structure of World Politics; 4. The Changing Shape of War; 5. The Just War Tradition Revisited; 6. The Control of Illusions: Using Military Power Judiciously; Appendix A. Excerpts from A National Security Strategy for a New Century; Appendix B. Excerpts from On Military "Transformation"; Appendix C. Excerpts from The National Security Strategy of the United States; Index.
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In the last decade of the 20th century threats and applications of force often took centre stage. This text maintains that the use of force as an instrument of foreign policy is likely to grow, and that this prospect warrants concern and open debate.

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