From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Habit of American Force
Richard K. Betts considers the discrepancy between ambition and cost tolerance that has led the United States to use force too often but also too indecisively since the Cold War. He argues that Washington should use American primacy not to attempt dominance on the cheap but to manage a transition to a global balance of power.
Politics and Force Levels: The Strategic Missile Program of the Kennedy Administration, Desmond Ball Reviewed by Richard K. Betts
Doubletalk: The Story of the First Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, Gerard Smith Reviewed by Richard K. Bettsmore by this author
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