9780275969516

Clausewitz and Chaos

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  • ISBN13:

    9780275969516

  • ISBN10:

    0275969517

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-11-30
  • Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
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Summary

Failure and folly are inevitable in war and in security policy related to war. Technology cannot rescue flawed policy or strategy. In his review of U.S. military strategy, Cimbala points to the possibility that excessive faith in technology may lead American strategy into a cul-de-sac.

Author Biography

Stephen J. Cimbala is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Penn State University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1(22)
Friction in Irrelevant and Inflexible War Plans
23(24)
Friction in Nuclear Crisis Management
47(24)
Failure Amid Success: Desert Storm and Friction
71(30)
Small Wars, Faux Wars, and Peace Operations: Sources of Friction
101(20)
Deterrence and Friction
121(34)
Mass Destruction and Information Warfare: Friction in Collision
155(42)
Conclusion: Friction in War and Military Policy
197(22)
Suggestions for Further Reading 219(2)
Index 221

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