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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
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
Label
American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations book"--Half title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 367 p.
Isbn
9780231151221
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011014659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn712931283
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793788145
Label
American force : dangers, delusions, and dilemmas in national security, Richard K. Betts
Publication
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations book"--Half title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 367 p.
Isbn
9780231151221
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011014659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn712931283
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793788145

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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