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Ian O Lesser Free eBooks (2)

ISBN: 0833017225, 9780833017222
Author: Ian O. Lesser
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Keywords: perceptions, prevailing, strategy, conventional, interdiction
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Perceptions about interdiction's role, effects, and relationship to conventional war continue to be shaped largely by images drawn from the Allied experience in Europe during World War II, but these are increasingly remote from the current and prospective environment. Destruction, delay and disruption, diversion, and demoralization do not have uniform prospects for success. The effects of interdic......
Author: Ian O. Lesser
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Keywords: years, five, policy, nato, italian
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Since the late 1970s, Italian policy toward NATO has been characterized by increasing assertiveness, but this has not threatened the basic national commitment to coalition defense and is unlikely to do so in the future. Nonetheless, Italian attitudes and policy toward NATO through the mid-1990s will be subject to strains arising from long-standing strategic dilemmas and competing strategic interes......
ISBN: 9264031197, 9789264031197
Author: Caroline Lesser
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Keywords: evaluations, recent, assistance, related, trade
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Publisher: OECD PublishingPublished Time: OECD PublishingPages: 93Evaluation enables donor agencies to assess the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and impact of their development efforts. It is vital in building knowledge and facilitating a results-based management approach to aid delivery. Since the launch of the WTO Doha Development Agenda (DDA) in 2001, the international com......
ISBN: 0520212622, 9780520212626
Author: Wendy Lesser
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Keywords: calls, director
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Publisher: University of California PressPublished Time: University of California PressPages: 276In June 1993, as Wendy Lesser sat in an audience of London's Olivier Theatre waiting to see An Inspector Calls, she knew nothing about Stephen Daldry, the director of the play. She didn't know that he was thirty-three years old, that he was the son of a bank manager and a former cabaret artist, that he......
Authors: Ian O. Lesser, Robert A. Levine
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Keywords: mediterranean, security, environment, conference, internazionali, istituto, affari, rand
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This report presents the key papers delivered at the fourth conference on Security in the Mediterranean. The February 1993 conference was jointly sponsored by RAND and the Istituto Affari Internazionali.......
ISBN: 0833025295, 9780833025296
Authors: Zalmay Khalilzad, Ian O. Lesser
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Keywords: futures, strategy, regional, century, conflict, sources
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The problem of global, long-range defense planning has changed enormously since the end of the Cold War. The sources and types of conflict for which the military must plan have become more varied and less predictable, the range of potential adversaries is larger, the range of military missions is more diverse, and the nature of security itself is changing on a global basis. Defense analysts must b......
ISBN: 083303281X, 9780833032812
Authors: F. Stephen Larrabee, Ian O. Lesser
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Keywords: uncertainty, policy, foreign, turkish
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Since the end of the Cold War, and perhaps even the early days of the Turkish Republic, there have rarely been so many open questions regarding Turkey's role in the world. What is Turkey's place in Eu-rope, NATO, and the E.U.? What risks and opportunities exist for Turkey in a conflict-ridden Middle East? How will Ankara deal with a changing Russia, an unstable Caucasus, and Central Asia? Can Turk......
ISBN: 083302373X, 9780833023735
Authors: Ian O. Lesser, Ashley J. Tellis
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Keywords: mediterranean, proliferation, exposure, strategic
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The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction — nuclear, chemical and biological — and the means for their delivery at ever longer ranges has emerged as a leading issue in the post-Cold War debate about international security and as a prominent concern of U.S. policymakers and Army planners. Nowhere are the effects of proliferation trends felt more keenly than around the Mediterrane......
ISBN: 083301871X, 9780833018717
Authors: Ian O. Lesser, Kevin N. Lewis
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Keywords: concepts, usaf, facility, crotone, alternative, region, security, nato, southern, airpower
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This Note examines the potential roles and costs of Crotone Air Base in southern Italy in the context of the changing world security environment. It provides a summary of issues to stimulate new thinking on U.S. security interests and the role of airpower in the Mediterranean region and adjacent areas. The authors suggest that Crotone can serve as an important prototype for future U.S. deployment ......
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