Extended Deterrence and the Prevention of War

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Political Science - 238 pages
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A government seeking to prevent an attack on an ally may threaten the use of force to protect the ally. This is called 'extended, ' or third-party, deterrence. In this book Paul K. Huth defines the political and military conditions under which a policy of extended deterrence is likely to succeed or fail.

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Paul K. Huth is Professor of Government and Politics and Director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland.

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