Worldwide Military Threats: Implications for U. S. Forces

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DIANE Publishing, 1992 - 208 pages
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Page 19 - The means of security can only be regulated by the means and the danger of attack. They will in fact be ever determined by these rules, and by no others.
Page 121 - Political-military confrontation between contending states or groups below conventional war and above routine, peaceful competition among states. It frequently involves protracted struggles of competing principles and ideologies. Lowintensity conflict ranges from subversion to the use of armed force. It is waged by a combination of means employing political, economic, informational, and military instruments.
Page 30 - States would be expected to send substantial numbers of troops over there to Europe as a more or less permanent contribution to the development of these countries' capacity to resist. He was asked whether this would be more or less permanent. Acheson replied, "The answer is a clear no.
Page 85 - The US-South Korean Alliance: Time for a Change? (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1992), pp.
Page 20 - ... intended a cross-border invasion of Western Europe is immaterial. "The point is," Professor Kautsky explained, "that myths, no matter how untrue, do have very real consequences; that prophesies based on initially false perceptions, can produce conditions which really exist (and thus fulfill the prophesy); that men react to symbols by real behavior, be it activity or quiescence.... If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences."6 Among those consequences was the fact that...
Page 35 - ... attack by massive Soviet conventional forces— will have been removed. Nevertheless, whatever the future Soviet state may look like, it will still have millions of well-armed men in uniform and will remain, by far, the strongest military force on the Eurasian landmass. The second enduring reality is America's continued vital interests across the Atlantic Ocean. All of the positive changes we have seen in Europe are a testament to the success of collective defense. Preserving a free and stable...
Page 94 - Harlan W. Jencks, Some Political and Military Implications of Soviet Warplane Sales to the PRC.
Page 75 - Nuclear Weapons and South Asian Security, Report of the Carnegie Task Force on Non-Proliferation and South Asian Security (Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1988).
Page 71 - Perspective," paper prepared for the Carnegie Conference on Arms Control and the Proliferation of High Technology Weapons in the Near East and South Asia, Bellagio, Italy, Oct.
Page 21 - FINDINGS. Congress makes the following findings: (1) The collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the dissolution of the Soviet Union have fundamentally changed the military threat that formed the basis for the national security policy of the United States since the end of World War II. (2) The change in the military threat presents a unique opportunity to restructure and reduce the military requirements of the United...

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