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  • Bombing to Win

    Bombing to Win
    av Robert A. Pape

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801483110

    From Iraq to Bosnia to North Korea, the first question in American foreign policy debates is increasingly: Can air power alone do the job? Robert A. Pape provides a systematic answer. Analyzing the results of over thirty air campaigns, including a d…

  • Bombing to Win

    Bombing to Win
    av Robert A. Pape

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801431340

    From Iraq to Bosnia to North Korea, the first question in American foreign policy debates is increasingly: Can air power alone do the job? Robert A. Pape provides a systematic answer. Analyzing the results of over thirty air campaigns, including a d…

  • The Sources of Military Doctrine

    The Sources of Military Doctrine
    av Barry R. Posen

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801494277

    Barry R. Posen explores how military doctrine takes shape and the role it plays in grand strategy-that collection of military, economic, and political means and ends with which a state attempts to achieve security. Posen isolates three crucial eleme…

  • The Sources of Military Doctrine

    The Sources of Military Doctrine
    av Barry R. Posen

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801416330

    Barry R. Posen explores how military doctrine takes shape and the role it plays in grand strategy-that collection of military, economic, and political means and ends with which a state attempts to achieve security. Posen isolates three crucial eleme…

  • Liddell Hart and the Weight of History

    Liddell Hart and the Weight of History
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476310

    For almost half a century, Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart (1895–1970) was the most highly regarded writer on strategy and military matters in the English-speaking world and even today, his ideas are still discussed and debated. Although he helpe…

  • Liddell Hart and the Weight of History

    Liddell Hart and the Weight of History
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801420894

    For almost half a century, Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart (1895–1970) was the most highly regarded writer on strategy and military matters in the English-speaking world and even today, his ideas are still discussed and debated. Although he helpe…

  • Information Technology and Military Power

    Information Technology and Military Power
    av Jon R. Lindsay

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501749568

    Militaries with state-of-the-art information technology sometimes bog down in confusing conflicts. To understand why, it is important to understand the micro-foundations of military power in the information age, and this is exactly what Jon R. Linds…

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478062

    The U.S. government spends enormous resources each year on the gathering and analysis of intelligence, yet the history of American foreign policy is littered with missteps and misunderstandings that have resulted from intelligence failures. In Why I…

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447853

    The U.S. government spends enormous resources each year on the gathering and analysis of intelligence, yet the history of American foreign policy is littered with missteps and misunderstandings that have resulted from intelligence failures. In Why I…

  • Conventional Deterrence

    Conventional Deterrence
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493461

    Conventional Deterrence is a book about the origins of war. Why do nations faced with the prospect of large-scale conventional war opt for or against an offensive strategy? John J. Mearsheimer examines a number of crises that led to major convention…

  • Conventional Deterrence

    Conventional Deterrence
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801415692

    Conventional Deterrence is a book about the origins of war. Why do nations faced with the prospect of large-scale conventional war opt for or against an offensive strategy? John J. Mearsheimer examines a number of crises that led to major convention…

  • Corporate Warriors

    Corporate Warriors
    av P. W. Singer

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474361

    Some have claimed that'War is too important to be left to the generals,'but P. W. Singer asks'What about the business executives?'Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until…

  • Corporate Warriors

    Corporate Warriors
    av P. W. Singer

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801441141

    Some have claimed that'War is too important to be left to the generals,'but P. W. Singer asks'What about the business executives?'Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until…

  • Unrivaled

    Unrivaled
    av Michael Beckley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501724787

    The United States has been the world's dominant power for more than a century. Now many analysts believe that other countries are rising and the United States is in decline. Is the unipolar moment over? Is America finished as a superpower?In this bo…

  • Fighting for Rights

    Fighting for Rights
    av Ronald R. Krebs

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444654

    Leaders around the globe have long turned to the armed forces as a "school for the nation." Debates over who serves continue to arouse passion today because the military's participation policies are seen as shaping politics beyond the military, spec…

  • Covert Regime Change

    Covert Regime Change
    av Lindsey A. O'Rourke

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501730658

    States seldom resort to war to overthrow their adversaries. They are more likely to attempt to covertly change the opposing regime, by assassinating a foreign leader, sponsoring a coup d’état, meddling in a democratic election, or secretly aid…

  • Covert Regime Change

    Covert Regime Change

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501761737

    States seldom resort to war to overthrow their adversaries. They are more likely to attempt to covertly change the opposing regime, by assassinating a foreign leader, sponsoring a coup d’état, meddling in a democratic election, or secretly aid…

  • The Dictator's Army

    The Dictator's Army
    av Caitlin Talmadge

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501700293

    In The Dictator’s Army, Caitlin Talmadge presents a compelling new argument to help us understand why authoritarian militaries sometimes fight very well—and sometimes very poorly. Talmadge’s framework for understanding battlefield…

  • The Dictator's Army

    The Dictator's Army
    av Caitlin Talmadge

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801453472

    In The Dictator’s Army, Caitlin Talmadge presents a compelling new argument to help us understand why authoritarian militaries sometimes fight very well—and sometimes very poorly. Talmadge’s framework for understanding battlefield…

  • Modern Hatreds

    Modern Hatreds
    av Stuart J. Kaufman

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487361

    Ethnic conflict has been the driving force of wars all over the world, yet it remains an enigma. What is it about ethnicity that breaks countries apart and drives people to acts of savage violence against their lifelong neighbors?Stuart Kaufman reje…

  • Modern Hatreds

    Modern Hatreds
    av Stuart J. Kaufman

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438028

    Ethnic conflict has been the driving force of wars all over the world, yet it remains an enigma. What is it about ethnicity that breaks countries apart and drives people to acts of savage violence against their lifelong neighbors?Stuart Kaufman reje…

  • The Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive
    av James J. Wirtz

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801482090

    In this account of one of the worst intelligence failures in American history, James J. Wirtz explains why U.S. forces were surprised by the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive in 1968. Wirtz reconstructs the turning point of the Vietnam War in unprecede…

  • The Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive
    av James J. Wirtz

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801424861

    In this account of one of the worst intelligence failures in American history, James J. Wirtz explains why U.S. forces were surprised by the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive in 1968. Wirtz reconstructs the turning point of the Vietnam War in unprecede…

  • The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution

    The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution
    av Robert Jervis

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801495656

    Robert Jervis argues here that the possibility of nuclear war has created a revolution in military strategy and international relations. He examines how the potential for nuclear Armageddon has changed the meaning of war, the psychology of statesman…

  • The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution

    The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution
    av Robert Jervis

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801423048

    Robert Jervis argues here that the possibility of nuclear war has created a revolution in military strategy and international relations. He examines how the potential for nuclear Armageddon has changed the meaning of war, the psychology of statesman…

  • Whole World on Fire

    Whole World on Fire
    av Lynn Eden

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472893

    Whole World on Fire focuses on a technical riddle wrapped in an organizational mystery: How and why, for more than half a century, did the U.S. government fail to predict nuclear fire damage as it drew up plans to fight strategic nuclear war?U.S. bo…

  • Whole World on Fire

    Whole World on Fire
    av Lynn Eden

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801435782

    Whole World on Fire focuses on a technical riddle wrapped in an organizational mystery: How and why, for more than half a century, did the U.S. government fail to predict nuclear fire damage as it drew up plans to fight strategic nuclear war?U.S. bo…

  • The Mediation Dilemma

    The Mediation Dilemma
    av Kyle Beardsley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450037

    Mediation has become a common technique for terminating violent conflicts both within and between states; while mediation has a strong record in reducing hostilities, it is not without its own problems. In The Mediation Dilemma, Kyle Beardsley highl…

  • Japan Prepares for Total War

    Japan Prepares for Total War
    av Michael A. Barnhart

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801419157

    The roots of Japan's aggressive, expansionist foreign policy have often been traced to its concern over acute economic vulnerability. Historian Michael Barnhart tests this assumption by examining the events leading up to World War II in the context…

  • Japan Prepares for Total War

    Japan Prepares for Total War
    av Michael A. Barnhart

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801495298

    The roots of Japan's aggressive, expansionist foreign policy have often been traced to its concern over acute economic vulnerability. Historian Michael Barnhart tests this assumption by examining the events leading up to World War II in the context…

  • The Nixon Administration and the Making of U.S. Nuclear Strategy

    The Nixon Administration and the Making of U.S. Nuclear Strategy
    av Terry Terriff

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801430824

    In 1974 Richard Nixon's defense secretary, James Schlesinger, announced that the United States would change its nuclear targeting policy from "assured destruction" to "limited nuclear options." In this account of the Schlesinger Doctrine based on ne…

  • Atomic Assistance

    Atomic Assistance
    av Matthew Fuhrmann

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450907

    Nuclear technology is dual use in nature, meaning that it can be used to produce nuclear energy or to build nuclear weapons. Despite security concerns about proliferation, the United States and other nuclear nations have regularly shared with other…

  • Atomic Assistance

    Atomic Assistance
    av Matthew Fuhrmann

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478116

    Nuclear technology is dual use in nature, meaning that it can be used to produce nuclear energy or to build nuclear weapons. Despite security concerns about proliferation, the United States and other nuclear nations have regularly shared with other…

  • Dying to Learn

    Dying to Learn
    av Michael A. Hunzeker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501758454

    In Dying to Learn, Michael Hunzeker develops a novel theory to explain how wartime militaries learn. He focuses on the Western Front, which witnessed three great-power armies struggle to cope with deadlock throughout the First World War, as the Brit…

  • Anatomy of Mistrust

    Anatomy of Mistrust
    av Deborah Welch Larson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801486821

    The United States and the Soviet Union missed numerous diplomatic opportunities to resolve differences and control the arms race because neither state trusted the other, according to Deborah Welch Larson. In Anatomy of Mistrust, She shows that the g…

  • Anatomy of Mistrust

    Anatomy of Mistrust
    av Deborah Welch Larson

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801433023

    The United States and the Soviet Union missed numerous diplomatic opportunities to resolve differences and control the arms race because neither state trusted the other, according to Deborah Welch Larson. In Anatomy of Mistrust, She shows that the g…

  • Dictators at War and Peace

    Dictators at War and Peace
    av Jessica L. P. Weeks

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452963

    Why do some autocratic leaders pursue aggressive or expansionist foreign policies, while others are much more cautious in their use of military force? The first book to focus systematically on the foreign policy of different types of authoritarian r…

  • Dictators at War and Peace

    Dictators at War and Peace
    av Jessica L. P. Weeks

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479823

    Why do some autocratic leaders pursue aggressive or expansionist foreign policies, while others are much more cautious in their use of military force? The first book to focus systematically on the foreign policy of different types of authoritarian r…

  • The Ultimate Enemy

    The Ultimate Enemy
    av Wesley K. Wark

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801418211

    How realistically did the British government assess the threat from Nazi Germany during the 1930s? How accurate was British intelligence's understanding of Hitler's aims and Germany's military and industrial capabilities? In The Ultimate Enemy, Wesl…

  • The Ultimate Enemy

    The Ultimate Enemy
    av Wesley K. Wark

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476389

    How realistically did the British government assess the threat from Nazi Germany during the 1930s? How accurate was British intelligence's understanding of Hitler's aims and Germany's military and industrial capabilities? In The Ultimate Enemy, Wesl…

  • The Transformation of American Air Power

    The Transformation of American Air Power
    av Benjamin S. Lambeth

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438165

    Since the effective performance of the allied air campaign against Iraq in Operation Desert Storm, the role of American air power in future wars has become a topic of heated debate. This study explores the extent to which the US can rely on air-deli…

  • Restraint

    Restraint
    av Barry R. Posen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452581

    The United States, Barry R. Posen argues in Restraint, has grown incapable of moderating its ambitions in international politics. Since the collapse of Soviet power, it has pursued a grand strategy that he calls "liberal hegemony," one that Posen se…

  • Restraint

    Restraint
    av Barry R. Posen

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501700729

    The United States, Barry R. Posen argues in Restraint, has grown incapable of moderating its ambitions in international politics. Since the collapse of Soviet power, it has pursued a grand strategy that he calls "liberal hegemony," one that Posen se…

  • The Ethics of Destruction

    The Ethics of Destruction
    av Ward Thomas

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438196

    Many assume that in international politics, and especially in war, "anything goes." Civil War general William Sherman said war "is all hell." The implication behind the maxim is that in war, as in hell, there is no order, only chaos; no mercy, only…

  • The Ethics of Destruction

    The Ethics of Destruction
    av Ward Thomas

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487415

    Many assume that in international politics, and especially in war, "anything goes." Civil War general William Sherman said war "is all hell." The implication behind the maxim is that in war, as in hell, there is no order, only chaos; no mercy, only…

  • Storm of Steel

    Storm of Steel
    av Mary R. Habeck

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479489

    In this fascinating account of the battle tanks that saw combat in the European Theater of World War II, Mary R. Habeck traces the strategies developed between the wars for the use of armored vehicles in battle. Only in Germany and the Soviet Union…

  • Storm of Steel

    Storm of Steel
    av Mary R. Habeck

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801440748

    In this fascinating account of the battle tanks that saw combat in the European Theater of World War II, Mary R. Habeck traces the strategies developed between the wars for the use of armored vehicles in battle. Only in Germany and the Soviet Union…

  • Liberal Peace, Liberal War

    Liberal Peace, Liberal War
    av John M. Owen

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801486906

    Liberal democracies very rarely fight wars against each other, even though they go to war just as often as other types of states do. John M. Owen IV attributes this peculiar restraint to a synergy between liberal ideology and the institutions that e…

  • Liberal Peace, Liberal War

    Liberal Peace, Liberal War
    av John M. Owen

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801433191

    Liberal democracies very rarely fight wars against each other, even though they go to war just as often as other types of states do. John M. Owen IV attributes this peculiar restraint to a synergy between liberal ideology and the institutions that e…

  • Calculating Credibility

    Calculating Credibility
    av Daryl G. Press

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474156

    Calculating Credibility examines—and ultimately rejects—a fundamental belief held by laypeople and the makers of American foreign policy: the notion that backing down during a crisis reduces a country's future credibility. Fear of dimini…

  • Calculating Credibility

    Calculating Credibility
    av Daryl G. Press

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801443435

    Calculating Credibility examines—and ultimately rejects—a fundamental belief held by laypeople and the makers of American foreign policy: the notion that backing down during a crisis reduces a country's future credibility. Fear of dimini…

  • Why Containment Works

    Why Containment Works
    av Wallace J. Thies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501749483

    Why Containment Works examines the conduct of American foreign policy during and after the Cold War through the lens of applied policy analysis. Wallace J. Thies argues that the Bush Doctrine after 2002 was a theory of victory—a coherent strat…

  • Targeting Civilians in War

    Targeting Civilians in War
    av Alexander B. Downes

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478376

    Accidental harm to civilians in warfare often becomes an occasion for public outrage, from citizens of both the victimized and the victimizing nation. In this vitally important book on a topic of acute concern for anyone interested in military strat…

  • Targeting Civilians in War

    Targeting Civilians in War
    av Alexander B. Downes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446344

    Accidental harm to civilians in warfare often becomes an occasion for public outrage, from citizens of both the victimized and the victimizing nation. In this vitally important book on a topic of acute concern for anyone interested in military strat…

  • American Biodefense

    American Biodefense
    av Frank Smith

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452710

    Biological weapons have threatened U.S. national security since at least World War II. Historically, however, the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for biodefense. Following September 11 and the anthrax let…

  • Alliance Politics

    Alliance Politics
    av Glenn H. Snyder

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801434020

    Glenn H. Snyder creates a theory of alliances by deductive reasoning about the international system, by integrating ideas from neorealism, coalition formation, bargaining, and game theory, and by empirical generalization from international history.…

  • Alliance Politics

    Alliance Politics
    av Glenn H. Snyder

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801484285

    Glenn H. Snyder creates a theory of alliances by deductive reasoning about the international system, by integrating ideas from neorealism, coalition formation, bargaining, and game theory, and by empirical generalization from international history.…

  • Rethinking the World

    Rethinking the World
    av Jeffrey W. Legro

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473838

    Stunning shifts in the worldviews of states mark the modern history of international affairs: how do societies think about—and rethink—international order and security? Japan's "opening," German conquest, American internationalism, Maois…

  • Rethinking the World

    Rethinking the World
    av Jeffrey W. Legro

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442728

    Stunning shifts in the worldviews of states mark the modern history of international affairs: how do societies think about—and rethink—international order and security? Japan's "opening," German conquest, American internationalism, Maois…

  • Living Weapons

    Living Weapons
    av Gregory D. Koblentz

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477522

    "Biological weapons are widely feared, yet rarely used. Biological weapons were the first weapon prohibited by an international treaty, yet the proliferation of these weapons increased after they were banned in 1972. Biological weapons are frequentl…

  • Living Weapons

    Living Weapons
    av Gregory D. Koblentz

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447686

    "Biological weapons are widely feared, yet rarely used. Biological weapons were the first weapon prohibited by an international treaty, yet the proliferation of these weapons increased after they were banned in 1972. Biological weapons are frequentl…

  • Fixing the Facts

    Fixing the Facts
    av Joshua Rovner

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801448294

    What is the role of intelligence agencies in strategy and policy? How do policymakers use (or misuse) intelligence estimates? When do intelligence-policy relations work best? How do intelligence-policy failures influence threat assessment, military…

  • Fixing the Facts

    Fixing the Facts
    av Joshua Rovner

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501700736

    What is the role of intelligence agencies in strategy and policy? How do policymakers use (or misuse) intelligence estimates? When do intelligence-policy relations work best? How do intelligence-policy failures influence threat assessment, military…

  • Tempting Fate

    Tempting Fate
    av Paul C. Avey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501755200

    Unpacking of the dynamics of conflict under conditions of nuclear monopoly, Paul C. Avey argues in Tempting Fate that the costs and benefits of using nuclear weapons create openings that weak nonnuclear actors can exploit. Avey uses four case studie…

  • Tempting Fate

    Tempting Fate
    av Paul C. Avey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501740381

    Unpacking of the dynamics of conflict under conditions of nuclear monopoly, Paul C. Avey argues in Tempting Fate that the costs and benefits of using nuclear weapons create openings that weak nonnuclear actors can exploit. Avey uses four case studie…

  • Catastrophic Success

    Catastrophic Success

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501761140

    In Catastrophic Success, Alexander B. Downes compiles all instances of regime change around the world over the past two centuries. Drawing on this impressive data set, Downes shows that regime change increases the likelihood of civil war and violent…

  • Undermining the Kremlin

    Undermining the Kremlin
    av Gregory Mitrovich

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801437113

    Following the Allied victory in World War II, the United States turned its efforts to preventing the spread of Communism beyond Eastern Europe. Gregory Mitrovich argues, however, that the policy of containment was only the first step in a clandestin…

  • Undermining the Kremlin

    Undermining the Kremlin
    av Gregory Mitrovich

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475771

    Following the Allied victory in World War II, the United States turned its efforts to preventing the spread of Communism beyond Eastern Europe. Gregory Mitrovich argues, however, that the policy of containment was only the first step in a clandestin…

  • America Unrivaled

    America Unrivaled

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801440632

    American power today is without historical precedent, dominating the world system. No other nation has enjoyed such formidable advantages in military, economic, technological, cultural, and political capabilities. How stable is this unipolar America…

  • America Unrivaled

    America Unrivaled

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801488023

    American power today is without historical precedent, dominating the world system. No other nation has enjoyed such formidable advantages in military, economic, technological, cultural, and political capabilities. How stable is this unipolar America…

  • Cooperation under Fire

    Cooperation under Fire
    av Jeffrey W. Legro

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479045

    Why do nations cooperate even as they try to destroy each other? Jeffrey Legro explores this question in the context of World War II, the "total" war that in fact wasn't. During the war, combatant states attempted to sustain agreements limiting the…

  • Cooperation under Fire

    Cooperation under Fire
    av Jeffrey Legro

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801429385

    Why do nations cooperate even as they try to destroy each other? Jeffrey Legro explores this question in the context of World War II, the "total" war that in fact wasn't. During the war, combatant states attempted to sustain agreements limiting the…

  • Sorry States

    Sorry States
    av Jennifer Lind

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476280

    Governments increasingly offer or demand apologies for past human rights abuses, and it is widely believed that such expressions of contrition are necessary to promote reconciliation between former adversaries. The post-World War II experiences of J…

  • Sorry States

    Sorry States
    av Jennifer Lind

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446252

    Governments increasingly offer or demand apologies for past human rights abuses, and it is widely believed that such expressions of contrition are necessary to promote reconciliation between former adversaries. The post-World War II experiences of J…

  • War and the Engineers

    War and the Engineers
    av Keir A. Lieber

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474873

    Do some technologies provoke war? Do others promote peace? Offense-defense theory contends that technological change is an important cause of conflict: leaders will be tempted to launch wars when they believe innovation favors attackers over defende…

  • War and the Engineers

    War and the Engineers
    av Keir A. Lieber

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801443831

    Do some technologies provoke war? Do others promote peace? Offense-defense theory contends that technological change is an important cause of conflict: leaders will be tempted to launch wars when they believe innovation favors attackers over defende…

  • Exporting the Bomb

    Exporting the Bomb
    av Matthew Kroenig

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476402

    In a vitally important book for anyone interested in nuclear proliferation, defense strategy, or international security, Matthew Kroenig points out that nearly every country with a nuclear weapons arsenal received substantial help at some point from…

  • Exporting the Bomb

    Exporting the Bomb
    av Matthew Kroenig

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801448577

    In a vitally important book for anyone interested in nuclear proliferation, defense strategy, or international security, Matthew Kroenig points out that nearly every country with a nuclear weapons arsenal received substantial help at some point from…

  • Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers

    Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers
    av David E. Johnson

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801488474

    The U.S. Army entered World War II unprepared. In addition, lacking Germany's blitzkrieg approach of coordinated armor and air power, the army was organized to fight two wars: one on the ground and one in the air. Previous commentators have blamed C…

  • Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers

    Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers
    av David E. Johnson

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801434587

    The U.S. Army entered World War II unprepared. In addition, lacking Germany's blitzkrieg approach of coordinated armor and air power, the army was organized to fight two wars: one on the ground and one in the air. Previous commentators have blamed C…

  • Dangerous Sanctuaries

    Dangerous Sanctuaries
    av Sarah Kenyon Lischer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442858

    Since the early 1990s, refugee crises in the Balkans, Central Africa, the Middle East, and West Africa have led to the international spread of civil war. In Central Africa alone, more than three million people have died in wars fueled, at least in p…

  • Dangerous Sanctuaries

    Dangerous Sanctuaries
    av Sarah Kenyon Lischer

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473418

    Since the early 1990s, refugee crises in the Balkans, Central Africa, the Middle East, and West Africa have led to the international spread of civil war. In Central Africa alone, more than three million people have died in wars fueled, at least in p…

  • Reputation and International Politics

    Reputation and International Politics
    av Jonathan Mercer

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801430558

    By approaching an important foreign policy issue from a new angle, Jonathan Mercer comes to a startling, controversial discovery: a nation's reputation is not worth fighting for. He presents the most comprehensive examination to date of what defines…

  • Reputation and International Politics

    Reputation and International Politics
    av Jonathan Mercer

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474897

    By approaching an important foreign policy issue from a new angle, Jonathan Mercer comes to a startling, controversial discovery: a nation's reputation is not worth fighting for. He presents the most comprehensive examination to date of what defines…

  • Weapons of Mass Migration

    Weapons of Mass Migration
    av Kelly M. Greenhill

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501704369

    At first glance, the U.S. decision to escalate the war in Vietnam in the mid-1960s, China's position on North Korea's nuclear program in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and the EU resolution to lift what remained of the arms embargo against Libya in…

  • Weapons of Mass Migration

    Weapons of Mass Migration
    av Kelly M. Greenhill

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801448713

    At first glance, the U.S. decision to escalate the war in Vietnam in the mid-1960s, China's position on North Korea's nuclear program in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and the EU resolution to lift what remained of the arms embargo against Libya in…

  • The Purpose of Intervention

    The Purpose of Intervention
    av Martha Finnemore

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489594

    Violence or the potential for violence is a fact of human existence. Many societies, including our own, reward martial success or skill at arms. The ways in which members of a particular society use force reveal a great deal about the nature of auth…

  • The Purpose of Intervention

    The Purpose of Intervention
    av Martha Finnemore

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438455

    Violence or the potential for violence is a fact of human existence. Many societies, including our own, reward martial success or skill at arms. The ways in which members of a particular society use force reveal a great deal about the nature of auth…

  • The Origins of Major War

    The Origins of Major War
    av Dale C. Copeland

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487576

    One of the most important questions of human existence is what drives nations to war—especially massive, system-threatening war. Much military history focuses on the who, when, and where of war; in this riveting book, Dale C. Copeland brings a…

  • The Origins of Major War

    The Origins of Major War
    av Dale C. Copeland

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801437502

    One of the most important questions of human existence is what drives nations to war—especially massive, system-threatening war. Much military history focuses on the who, when, and where of war; in this riveting book, Dale C. Copeland brings a…