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Use of Force Military Power and International Politics

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ISBN-10: 0742525570

ISBN-13: 9780742525573

Edition: 6th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Robert J. Art, Kenneth N. Waltz

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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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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/7/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430

Robert J. Art is Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations at Brandeis University. He is the author of The TFX Decision: McNamara and the Military and coeditor of The United States and Coercive Diplomacy (with Patrick Cronin) and U.S. Foreign Policy: the Search for a New Role (with Seyom Brown).

Preface
Strategies for the Use of Force
How Force Is Used
The Fungibility of Force
The Sources of Military Doctrine
Offense, Defense, and the Causes of War
Coercive Diplomacy
International Terrorism
The Nuclear Revolution
The Unimpressive Record of Atomic Diplomacy
The Utility of Nuclear Deterrence
Nuclear Myths and Political Realities
Case Studies in the Use of Force
The Great Power Era
The Cult of the Offensive in 1914
Hitler and the Blitzkrieg Strategy
Japan's Fatal Blunder
The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
The Superpower Era
The Korean War
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Implementing Flexible Response: Vietnam as a Test Case
The Contemporary Era
Coercive Diplomacy in the Balkans
The Afghani War: A Flawed Masterpiece
Current Military Issues
The Projection of U.S. Military Power
From Preponderance to Offshore Balancing
The Strategy of Selective Engagement
America's Imperial Ambition
The Spread of Nuclear Weapons
Missile Defence and American Ambitions
Missile Defenses and the Multiplication of Nuclear Weapons
What If Iraq Had Had Nuclear Weapons?
Nuclear Instability in South Asia
Nuclear Stability in South Asia
Intervention in Internal Conflicts
Intervention in Ethnic and Ideological Civil Wars
Military Responses to Refugee Disasters
The Critical Barrier to Civil War Settlement
Coping with Terrorism
The Changing Face of Terror
Lessons from Fighting Terrorism in Southern Asia
America's Achilles' Heel: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack
Dealing with Terrorists
Acknowledgments
About the Contributors