Military Coercion and US Foreign Policy: The Use of Force Short of War 9780367459970

This book examines the use of military force as a coercive tool by the United States, using lessons drawn from the post-

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Military Coercion and US Foreign Policy: The Use of Force Short of War
 9780367459970

Table of contents :
Table of Contents
List of illustrations
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
About the Stimson Center
Preface
List of acronyms
1. Coercion in a competitive world
2. Multi-tasking: How the armed forces support US national
interests short of war
3. Making use of history
4. Syria: Stumbling into stalemate
5. Iran and Iraq: Strange successes, strange failures
6. Western Balkans: Hard targets and harder victories
7. Russia: What’s old is new again
8. China: Narrow Straits and Rising Tensions
9. Coercion in the past, and the future of competition
Technical Appendix A
Technical Appendix B
Index

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