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The Resource American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts

American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts

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American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security
Title
American force
Title remainder
dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security
Statement of responsibility
Richard K. Betts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Betts, Richard K.
Dewey number
355.0097309045
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Council on Foreign Relations books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National security
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: from Cold War to hot peace -- Policy milestones: Cold War roots of consensus -- Confused interventions: puttering with primacy -- New threats of mass destruction: capabilities down, intentions up -- Terrorism: the soft underbelly of primacy -- Striking first: well-lost opportunities -- Big small wars: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam -- The main events: China's rise and Russia's resurgence -- Civil-military relations: a special problem? -- Plans and results: is strategy an illusion? -- A disciplined defense: regaining strategic solvency -- Conclusion: selecting security
Control code
FIEb17060102
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 367 pages
Isbn
9780231521888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)712931283
Label
American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: from Cold War to hot peace -- Policy milestones: Cold War roots of consensus -- Confused interventions: puttering with primacy -- New threats of mass destruction: capabilities down, intentions up -- Terrorism: the soft underbelly of primacy -- Striking first: well-lost opportunities -- Big small wars: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam -- The main events: China's rise and Russia's resurgence -- Civil-military relations: a special problem? -- Plans and results: is strategy an illusion? -- A disciplined defense: regaining strategic solvency -- Conclusion: selecting security
Control code
FIEb17060102
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 367 pages
Isbn
9780231521888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)712931283

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