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Knowing the adversary : leaders, intelligence, and assessment of intentions in international relations

Author: Keren Yarhi-Milo
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey ; Oxfordshire, England : Princeton University Press, 2014.
Series: Princeton Studies in International History and Politics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance of this issue, we don't know enough about how states and their leaders draw inferences about their adversaries' long-term intentions. Knowing the Adversary draws on a wealth of historical archival evidence to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yarhi-Milo, Keren, 1978-
(H9G)201400041
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keren Yarhi-Milo
ISBN: 9780691159157 0691159157 9781400850419 140085041X
OCLC Number: 899600167
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of Edgar S. Furniss Book Award 2014
Description: 1 Online-Ressource.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Chapter 1 Theories of Intentions and the Problem of Attention 14 Chapter 2 I ndicators of Nazi Germany's Intentions and the Coming of World War II, 1934-39 44 Chapter 3 British Decision Makers' Perceptions of Nazi Germany's Intentions 58 Chapter 4 The British Intelligence Community's Assessments of Nazi Germany's Intentions 102 Chapter 5 The Carter Era and the Collapse of Detente, 1977-80 114 Chapter 6 US Decision Makers' Perceptions of Soviet Intentions: The Collapse of Detente 126 Chapter 7 The US Intelligence Community's Assessments of Soviet Intentions: The Collapse of Detente 158 Chapter 8 I ndicators of Soviet Intentions and the End of the Cold War, 1985-88 178 Chapter 9 US Decision Makers' Perceptions of Soviet Intentions: The End of the Cold War 192 Chapter 10 The US Intelligence Community's Assessments of Soviet Intentions: The End of the Cold War 224 Chapter 11 S ummary and Implications 241 Appendix: Summary of Hypotheses 255 Notes 259 Index 345
Series Title: Princeton Studies in International History and Politics
Responsibility: Keren Yarhi-Milo.

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States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. This book draws on a  Read more...

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