Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace

Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace

by Paul Stares

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ISBN-13: 9780231544184
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/19/2017
Series: A Council on Foreign Relations Book
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Paul B. Stares is the General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The author or editor of nine books on U.S. security policy and international relations as well as a regular commentator on current affairs, Stares has worked at leading think tanks and universities in the United States, Britain, and Japan. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.
Paul B. Stares is the General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an Adjunct Professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and a Guest Lecturer at the London School of Economics. He is the author of The Militarization of Space: U.S. Policy, 1945-1984 (Cornell University Press, 1985), Space and National Security (Brookings Institution Press, 1987), Command Performance: The Neglected Dimension of European Security (Brookings Institution Press, 1991), and Global Habit: The Drug Problem in a Borderless World (Brookings Institution Press, 1997). He is the editor or co-editor of The New Germany and the New Europe (Brookings Institution Press, 1992), The New Security Agenda: A Global Survey (Brookings Institution Press, 1998), Rethinking Energy Security in East Asia (Japan Center for International Exchange, 2000), Guidance for Governance: Comparing Alternative Sources of Public Policy Advice (Japan Center for International Exchange, 2001), and Diasporas in Conflict: Peace-Makers or Peace-Wreckers? (United Nations University Press, 2007).

Table of Contents

Preface
1. America’s Predicament
I. The Building Blocks of Preventive Engagement
2. Thinking Ahead: From Warning to Anticipation
3. Acting Ahead: From Reaction to Prevention
II. A U.S. Strategy for Preventive Engagement
4. Risk Reduction: The Long Game
5. Crisis Prevention: The Midterm Game
6. Conflict Mitigation: The Short Game
7. Partners in Prevention
8. Reorienting the United States
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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