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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

Label
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Betts, Richard K.
Dewey number
355.00973/09045
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1480
LC item number
.B49 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Bar code
31223103645041
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: the rise of China and resurgence of Russia -- Civil-military relations: a special problem? -- Plans and results: is strategy an illusion? -- A disciplined defense: regaining strategic solvency -- Conclusion: selecting security
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 367 p.
Isbn
9780231151221
Lccn
2011014659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
712931283
Label
American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts
Publication
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Bar code
31223103645041
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: the rise of China and resurgence of Russia -- Civil-military relations: a special problem? -- Plans and results: is strategy an illusion? -- A disciplined defense: regaining strategic solvency -- Conclusion: selecting security
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 367 p.
Isbn
9780231151221
Lccn
2011014659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
712931283

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