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The Resource Striking first : preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy, Karl P. Mueller [and others]

Striking first : preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy, Karl P. Mueller [and others]

Label
Striking first : preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy
Title
Striking first
Title remainder
preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy
Statement of responsibility
Karl P. Mueller [and others]
Title variation
Preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355/.033573
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.S835 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mueller, Karl P
Series statement
Rand Corporation monograph series
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  • National security
  • Preemptive attack (Military science)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Striking first : preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy, Karl P. Mueller [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-311)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. STRIKING FIRST: PREEMPTIVE AND PREVENTIVE ATTACKS: Introduction ; The doctrine of preemption and the U.S. national security strategy ; Preemption and prevention ; Preemptive attack ; Preventive attack ; Anticipatory attack ; Anticipatory attack versus operational preemption ; Studying preemptive and preventive attack -- 2. THE BEST DEFENSE? WHEN AND WHY STATES STRIKE FIRST: Introduction ; Prevention and preemption in international politics ; Preemptive war and first strike advantage ; Preventive war and the balance of power ; The costs, benefits, and risks of anticipatory attack ; The advantage of striking first ; The certainty of the threat ; Weighing the pros and cons of anticipatory attack -- 3. ATTACKING IN SELF DEFENSE: LEGALITY AND LEGITIMACY OF STRIKING FIRST: The United States' view of anticipatory attack ; International law ; Legal use of force ; Force authorized by the Security Council ; Self-defense ; Proportionality ; Necessity ; Alternative standards for anticipatory self-defence ; Anticipatory attack against nonstate actors ; The significance of legality ; The International Court of Justice ; The International Criminal Court ; Legitimacy ; Conclusion -- 4. PREEMPTIVE AND PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES IN FUTURE U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY: PROSPECTS AND IMPLICATIONS: Striking first: rhetoric and reality ; Changing perceptions of power and threats ; Persistent obstacles to striking first ; Anticipatory attacks after Operation Iraqi Freedom ; Anticipatory attack in future national security strategies ; Leading scenarios for U.S. anticipatory attack ; Foiling or blunting cross-border aggression ; Striking violent nonstate actors to avert terrorism ; Attacking States to limit the spread of weapons of mass destruction ; Political consequences of anticipatory attack ; Anticipatory attack and future U.S. defense planning ; Anticipatory attack as a niche contingency ; Intelligence requirements for striking first ; Other military capabilities for anticipatory attack ; The importance of operational preemption ; Dangers of relying on preemptive and preventive attack : Preemptive attack as a threat to the United States ; The nexus of politics and war -- APPENDIX A. U.S. PREVENTIVE ATTACK CASES: U.S. consideration of preventive war against the USSR ; U.S. consideration of preventive war against China ; The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 ; The invasion of Grenada, 1983 -- APPENDIX B. ISRAELI PREEMPTIVE AND PREVENTIVE ATTACK CASES: Introduction , The Sinai Campaign, 1956 ; The Six-Day War, 1967 ; The October War, 1973 ; The Osirak Raid, 1981 -- APPENDIX C. COUNTERTERRORIST ANTICIPATORY ATTACK CASES: Introduction ; The Israeli assassination attempt against Khaled Misha, 1997 ; The Tirana Raids, 1998 ; Hellfire strike in Yemen, 2002 ; The Jordanian crackdown in Ma'an, 2002
Control code
69671854
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxi, 311 pages
Isbn
9780833038814
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006016181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Striking first : preemptive and preventive attack in U.S. national security policy, Karl P. Mueller [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-311)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. STRIKING FIRST: PREEMPTIVE AND PREVENTIVE ATTACKS: Introduction ; The doctrine of preemption and the U.S. national security strategy ; Preemption and prevention ; Preemptive attack ; Preventive attack ; Anticipatory attack ; Anticipatory attack versus operational preemption ; Studying preemptive and preventive attack -- 2. THE BEST DEFENSE? WHEN AND WHY STATES STRIKE FIRST: Introduction ; Prevention and preemption in international politics ; Preemptive war and first strike advantage ; Preventive war and the balance of power ; The costs, benefits, and risks of anticipatory attack ; The advantage of striking first ; The certainty of the threat ; Weighing the pros and cons of anticipatory attack -- 3. ATTACKING IN SELF DEFENSE: LEGALITY AND LEGITIMACY OF STRIKING FIRST: The United States' view of anticipatory attack ; International law ; Legal use of force ; Force authorized by the Security Council ; Self-defense ; Proportionality ; Necessity ; Alternative standards for anticipatory self-defence ; Anticipatory attack against nonstate actors ; The significance of legality ; The International Court of Justice ; The International Criminal Court ; Legitimacy ; Conclusion -- 4. PREEMPTIVE AND PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES IN FUTURE U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY: PROSPECTS AND IMPLICATIONS: Striking first: rhetoric and reality ; Changing perceptions of power and threats ; Persistent obstacles to striking first ; Anticipatory attacks after Operation Iraqi Freedom ; Anticipatory attack in future national security strategies ; Leading scenarios for U.S. anticipatory attack ; Foiling or blunting cross-border aggression ; Striking violent nonstate actors to avert terrorism ; Attacking States to limit the spread of weapons of mass destruction ; Political consequences of anticipatory attack ; Anticipatory attack and future U.S. defense planning ; Anticipatory attack as a niche contingency ; Intelligence requirements for striking first ; Other military capabilities for anticipatory attack ; The importance of operational preemption ; Dangers of relying on preemptive and preventive attack : Preemptive attack as a threat to the United States ; The nexus of politics and war -- APPENDIX A. U.S. PREVENTIVE ATTACK CASES: U.S. consideration of preventive war against the USSR ; U.S. consideration of preventive war against China ; The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 ; The invasion of Grenada, 1983 -- APPENDIX B. ISRAELI PREEMPTIVE AND PREVENTIVE ATTACK CASES: Introduction , The Sinai Campaign, 1956 ; The Six-Day War, 1967 ; The October War, 1973 ; The Osirak Raid, 1981 -- APPENDIX C. COUNTERTERRORIST ANTICIPATORY ATTACK CASES: Introduction ; The Israeli assassination attempt against Khaled Misha, 1997 ; The Tirana Raids, 1998 ; Hellfire strike in Yemen, 2002 ; The Jordanian crackdown in Ma'an, 2002
Control code
69671854
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxi, 311 pages
Isbn
9780833038814
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006016181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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