The Revenge Of The Melians

The Revenge Of The Melians

by Jr. Kenneth F. Mckenzie
     
 
CONTENTS
Foreword
Introduction
What is Asymmetric Warfare?
Defining Asymmetry -- Characteristics: Disparity of Interest -- Targeting the Will of the Opponent -- Attaining Strategic Effect on All Levels of War -- The Importance of Effectiveness -- The Threat-Response Dynamic -- A Final Example: The Gulf Tanker War -- Conclusions
A Typology of

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CONTENTS
Foreword
Introduction
What is Asymmetric Warfare?
Defining Asymmetry -- Characteristics: Disparity of Interest -- Targeting the Will of the Opponent -- Attaining Strategic Effect on All Levels of War -- The Importance of Effectiveness -- The Threat-Response Dynamic -- A Final Example: The Gulf Tanker War -- Conclusions
A Typology of Asymmetry: What, Who, and When?
The What: The Range of Potential Asymmetric Threats -- The Who: Regional, Rogue, and Nonstate Actors -- The When: Likelihood During Phases of a Crisis --Conclusions
Looking in the Mirror: Where Are Our Asymmetric Vulnerabilities?
Measuring Conventional Military Superiority --Examining the Homeland --Quantifying the Homeland: What Are the Targets? --Examining Potential Vulnerabilities
Categorizing the Threats
What Are the Ten Asymmetric Threats? --Conclusions
An Option of Difficulties --Countering Asymmetric Threats
Current Initiatives: The State of Play Today -- Summarizing Current Initiatives -- Doing Better: Beginning with Three Ideas -- Policy Recommendations -- An Option of Difficulties?
Conclusions: The Uneasy Athenians
Endnotes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410219411
Publisher:
University Press of the Pacific
Publication date:
01/22/2005
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
0.29(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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