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Conventional war and escalation

the Soviet view

by Joseph D. Douglass

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Published by Crane, Russak in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Warfare, Conventional.,
    • Nuclear warfare.,
    • Escalation (Military science),
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJoseph D. Douglass, Jr. and Amoretta M. Hoeber.
      SeriesStrategy papers ;, 37, Strategy papers (National Strategy Information Center) ;, no. 37.
      ContributionsHoeber, Amoretta M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .D65 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. ;
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4257771M
      ISBN 100844813907
      LC Control Number81003265

        Book Review: Why India's Limited War Doctrine Is a 'Strategy Trap' Lt Gen Prakash Menon's book explores the feasibility of conventional warfare .   In his pathbreaking book, Conventional Deterrence, similar argument was made by Dr. Caitlin Talmadge in a recent article that looked at the linkage between technology and escalation during the Cold War. 21 Caitlin Talmadge, “Emerging technology and intra-war escalation risks.

      Planning conventional campaigns to shape adversary escalation calculus. Deterring nuclear escalation within a conventional conflict is an important 21st century challenge. The United States must prepare to operate under the nuclear shadow while navigating through the fog of conventional war. Limited War, Escalation Control, and the Nuclear Option in South Asia Decades of Pakistani diplomacy, two conventional wars, and This is the first book written on escalation control on the subcontinent. It draws from western deterrence theory, but the authors are all keenly aware of.

      Talmadge, p. 2 “Would China Go Nuclear? Assessing the Risk of Chinese Nuclear Escalation in a Conventional War with the United States,” International Security 40(4):   Liu Chong, “The Relationship between Nuclear Weapons and Conventional Military Conflicts” in Li Bin and Tong Zhao, eds., Understanding Chinese Nuclear Thinking (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, ), Barry Posen, Inadvertent Escalation: Conventional War and Nuclear Risks (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, ).Author: Nicola Leveringhaus.


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