Published December 1985
by Center for Intl Security & .
Written in English
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In this sobering book, Barry R. Posen demonstrates how the interplay between conventional military operations and nuclear forces could, in conflicts among states armed with both conventional and nuclear weaponry, inadvertently produce pressures for nuclear escalation. Knowledge of these hidden pressures, he believes, may help some future decision maker avoid ng a formidable. terms like "accidental" or "inadvertent" war. These terms are used in different ways by different people. Sometimes people think of an "accidental war" as one that is caused, or at least is triggered, by an accident, in the strict sense of the term. A computer goes haywire; responsible authoritiesFile Size: KB. This chapter argues that during the s NATO’s power of conventional resistance in a ground war in Central Europe was vastly underestimated. This position has two important implications for the argument of the book. First, rapid Western conventional collapse would not have been the main cause of . Get this from a library! Inadvertent Escalation: Conventional War and Nuclear Risks. [Barry R Posen] -- In this sobering book, Barry R. Posen demonstrates how the interplay between conventional military operations and nuclear forces could, in conflicts among states armed with both conventional and.
Lt. Gen. William E. Odom (retired, U.S. Army) is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and professor (adjunct) at Yale University. Former director of the National Security Agency (–), he is also the author of The Collapse of the Soviet Military and Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America, both available in paperback from Yale University Press. Inadvertent War in Europe: Crisis Simulation: ISBN () Softcover, Center for Intl Security &, The Limits Of Coercive Diplomacy: Second Edition. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In this sobering book, Barry R. Posen demonstrates how the interplay between conventional military operations and nuclear forces could, in conflicts among states armed with both conventional and nuclear weaponry, inadvertently produce pressures for nuclear escalation.3/5(5).
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