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The Resource Preventive war and American democracy, Scott A. Silverstone

Preventive war and American democracy, Scott A. Silverstone

Label
Preventive war and American democracy
Title
Preventive war and American democracy
Statement of responsibility
Scott A. Silverstone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Silverstone, Scott A
Index
index present
LC call number
E744
LC item number
.S555 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Preemptive attack (Military science)
  • United States
  • Preemptive attack (Military science)
  • United States
  • Democracy
Label
Preventive war and American democracy, Scott A. Silverstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-245) and index
Contents
  • The preventive war temptation versus the anti-preventive war norm. The preventive motive for war ; Norms and state behavior ; The normative dimensions of preventive war in theory ; The normative dimensions of preventive war in practice -- Preventing a Soviet atomic power shift. The strategic problem ; The strategic options: preventing an atomic power shift ; Preventive option #1: Negotiated agreement on international control of atomic technology ; Preventive option #2: War ; The material explanation for the rejection of preventive war -- Truman rejects preventive war. The normative ambivalence of preventive war ; Contemporary scholars on preventive war ; Public commentators on preventive war ; Policy makers and the dominance of anti-preventive war norm ; Preventive war and the Republican opposition --
  • Eisenhower and the growth of Soviet and Chinese power, 1953-1955. Eisenhower and the Soviet strategic threat ; The China threat and the preventive war option ; The shifting China threat ; The anti-preventive war norm and the Formosa resolution debate ; The preventive war temptation reemerges ; No preventive war against Communist China -- The Cuba crisis of 1962. Soviet conventional arms in Cuba: July-October 22, 1962 ; Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba: October 16-28, 1962 -- Coercive anti-proliferation: from China 1964 to North Korea 1994. The missing anti-preventive war norm: North Korea 1993-1994 ; Anti-proliferation: "rogue" states, and the Gulf War effect ; The rise of the nuclear nonproliferation norm ; From cooperative nonproliferation to coercive anti-proliferation ; Israel's Osirak attack of 1981 ; Rogue states and the proliferation lessons of the 1991 Gulf War -- Conclusion: The Iraq War of 2003. The Iraq case as preventive war ; Congressional attitudes on preventive war against Iraq ; Public attitudes on preventive war against Iraq ; Public attitudes on preventive war against Iraq ; Implications for the future of preventive war
Control code
70707799
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 253 p.
Isbn
9780415952309
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2006023832
System control number
(OCoLC)70707799
Label
Preventive war and American democracy, Scott A. Silverstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-245) and index
Contents
  • The preventive war temptation versus the anti-preventive war norm. The preventive motive for war ; Norms and state behavior ; The normative dimensions of preventive war in theory ; The normative dimensions of preventive war in practice -- Preventing a Soviet atomic power shift. The strategic problem ; The strategic options: preventing an atomic power shift ; Preventive option #1: Negotiated agreement on international control of atomic technology ; Preventive option #2: War ; The material explanation for the rejection of preventive war -- Truman rejects preventive war. The normative ambivalence of preventive war ; Contemporary scholars on preventive war ; Public commentators on preventive war ; Policy makers and the dominance of anti-preventive war norm ; Preventive war and the Republican opposition --
  • Eisenhower and the growth of Soviet and Chinese power, 1953-1955. Eisenhower and the Soviet strategic threat ; The China threat and the preventive war option ; The shifting China threat ; The anti-preventive war norm and the Formosa resolution debate ; The preventive war temptation reemerges ; No preventive war against Communist China -- The Cuba crisis of 1962. Soviet conventional arms in Cuba: July-October 22, 1962 ; Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba: October 16-28, 1962 -- Coercive anti-proliferation: from China 1964 to North Korea 1994. The missing anti-preventive war norm: North Korea 1993-1994 ; Anti-proliferation: "rogue" states, and the Gulf War effect ; The rise of the nuclear nonproliferation norm ; From cooperative nonproliferation to coercive anti-proliferation ; Israel's Osirak attack of 1981 ; Rogue states and the proliferation lessons of the 1991 Gulf War -- Conclusion: The Iraq War of 2003. The Iraq case as preventive war ; Congressional attitudes on preventive war against Iraq ; Public attitudes on preventive war against Iraq ; Public attitudes on preventive war against Iraq ; Implications for the future of preventive war
Control code
70707799
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 253 p.
Isbn
9780415952309
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2006023832
System control number
(OCoLC)70707799

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