American National Security

American National Security

by Amos A. Jordan, William J. Taylor, Michael J. Mazarr
     
 

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This fifth edition of American National Security is a timely update of a classic classroom text, providing contemporary perspectives on limited war, econd development. It reviews the changing security environment in key regions of the world: Russia, East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Europe. And it identifies the issues that the United… See more details below

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This fifth edition of American National Security is a timely update of a classic classroom text, providing contemporary perspectives on limited war, econd development. It reviews the changing security environment in key regions of the world: Russia, East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Europe. And it identifies the issues that the United States must face in the next century: peace operations, conflict and arms control, and the widening array of missions undertaken by U.S. armed forces.

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Booknews
Provides contemporary perspectives on limited war, economic challenges to national security, and research and development. Reviews the changing security environment in key regions of the world, and identifies issues that the US must face in the next century, such as peace operations, conflict and arms control, and the widening array of missions undertaken by US armed forces. Includes discussion questions, plus b&w maps and political cartoons. This fifth edition is updated since 1993. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Foreign Affairs

A classic text, widely used in universities... It does an exemplary job of explaining the process of defining and implementing national security objectives. Hardly any significant subject is omitted from this very rich and readable volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801859830
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
5 ED
Pages:
620

Meet the Author

Amos A. Jordan has served as Deputy Undersecretary of State and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs and as a professor at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He is president emeritus and served on the Board of Trustees of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. William J. Taylor, Jr., is a senior advisor in the International Security Program at CSIS and former director of National Security Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Michael J. Meese is a professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Suzanne C. Nielsen is a professor and the director of the International Relations and National Security Studies Program at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.

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