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Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crises / Edition 1
     

Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crises / Edition 1

by Richard K. Betts
 

ISBN-10: 0231074697

ISBN-13: 9780231074698

Pub. Date: 11/28/1991

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crisis explores, in fascinating depth, the nature, direction, and impact of military and civilian influence on violence. Richard K. Betts discusses the postwar involvement of U.S. military and nonmilitary leaders in decisions on the use of force in foreign affairs, and the variety of advice from the different military

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Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crisis explores, in fascinating depth, the nature, direction, and impact of military and civilian influence on violence. Richard K. Betts discusses the postwar involvement of U.S. military and nonmilitary leaders in decisions on the use of force in foreign affairs, and the variety of advice from the different military services. Twenty intervention decisions and ten escalation desicions in crises are examined, including Korea, Berlin, Cuba, and Vietnam. To update this edition Betts has written a preface analyzing the significance of the issues in light of the evolution of events and information declassified since the book's original publication. He has also written an epilogue discussing several recent cases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231074698
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Edition description:
Morningside ed. with new pref. and epilo
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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