By Thomas C. Schelling
Read or Download Arms and Influence: With a New Preface and Afterword (The Henry L. Stimson Lectures Series) PDF
Similar arms controls books
Worry and lack of know-how have coloured the conception of chemical and organic (CB) conflict either within the public and army spheres. Media assurance following the alleged gassing of sheep at Dugway Proving flooring in 1968 has led most folks to think that CB struggle is an unstoppable doomsday weapon of mass destruction.
By no means sooner than have international order and international safeguard been threatened by way of such a lot of destabilizing factorsfrom the cave in of macroeconomic balance to nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and tyranny. Corruption, worldwide defense, and international Order finds corruption to be on the very middle of those threats and proposes treatments reminiscent of confident management, greater transparency, harder punishments, and enforceable sanctions.
Philosophical and moral discussions of battle are usually tied to rising applied sciences and strategies. at the present time we're provided with what many think is an intensive shift within the nature of war-the cognizance of clash within the cyber-realm, the so-called "fifth area" of struggle. Does an competitive act within the cyber-realm represent an act of conflict?
During this commonly mentioned and influential booklet, Herman Kahn probes the dynamics of escalation and demonstrates how the intensification of clash should be depicted by way of a distinct escalation ladder, ascent of which brings rivals toward all-out struggle. At each one rung of the ladder, earlier than the climb proceeds, judgements needs to be made according to a number of offerings.
- War With Iran: Political, Military, and Economic Consequences
- Nonproliferation Issues For Weapons of Mass Destruction (Public Administration and Public Policy)
- From Lambs to Lions: Future Security Relationships in a World of Biological and Nuclear Weapons
- Brown-, Green- and Blue-Water Fleets: The Influence of Geography on Naval Warfare, 1861 to the Present
- Accountability for Human Rights Atrocities in International Law: Beyond the Nuremberg Legacy
Extra info for Arms and Influence: With a New Preface and Afterword (The Henry L. Stimson Lectures Series)
Arms and Influence: With a New Preface and Afterword (The Henry L. Stimson Lectures Series) by Thomas C. Schelling