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ISBN: 0788127136, 9780788127137
Author: Elli Lieberman
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Keywords: israeli, wars, arab, failure, theory, success, deterrence
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 94An investigation of cases of deterrence failure in the Middle East -- the 1969 War of Attrition, & the 1973 Yom Kippur War between Egypt & Israel. Contents: Chap. 1, Designing AroundÓ I: The War of Attrition,Ó Success or Failure? (balance of interests; the balance of capability; reputations; & crisis bargaining behavior); Chap. ......
ISBN: 0833010549, 9780833010544
Authors: Bruce R. Orvis, Martin T. Gahart, Karl Schutz
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Keywords: determinants, incentives, service, military, among, applicants, enlistment
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Drawing primarily on results from the 1983 Survey of Military Applicants, a survey of male youths without prior military service who took the written test to qualify for the military, this report presents findings on three research issues: (1) the implementation of the programs associated with the Enlistment Bonus Test, a nationwide experiment on the effectiveness of various cash enlistment bonuse......
Authors: Mark R. Chassin, Jacqueline Kosecoff, David Solomon, Robert H. Brook
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Keywords: determinants, appropriateness, clinical, used, angiography, coronary
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This Note uses ratings of appropriateness derived from an expert physician panel to measure how appropriately physicians in 1981 performed coronary angiography in a randomly selected, community-based sample of cases in the Medicare population. The authors studied three large geographic areas in three states, representing regions of high and low use.The high-use site had fewer procedures classified......
Author: Herman Kahn
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Keywords: deterrence, war, feasibility, nature
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An evaluation of the impact of a thermonuclear war and a description of some of the risks that might cause decisionmakers to weigh the alternatives of whether or not to go to war (namely, genetic problems, postwar medical problems, and long-term recuperation). The kinds of deterrence discussed are (1) deterrence of a direct attack, (2) the use of strategic threats to deter an enemy from engaging i......
ISBN: 030905639X, 9780309056397
Authors: naval Studies Board, National Research Council
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Keywords: deterrence, conflict, war, cold, post
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Deterrence as a strategic concept evolved during the Cold War. During that period, deterrence strategy was aimed mainly at preventing aggression against the United States and its close allies by the hostile Communist power centers--the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its allies, Communist China and North Korea. In particular, the strategy was devised to prevent aggression involving ......
Authors: Jinkook Lee, Regina Shih, Kevin Carter Feeney, Kenneth M. Langa
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Keywords: determinants, female, disadvantage, geographic, individual, health, older, indians, cognitive
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India is experiencing a rapid demographic and epidemiologic transition. Among a growing aging population, non-communicable diseases, including dementia, are increasingly prevalent, but our understanding of cognitive health is quite limited. Recent studies suggest that women in developed countries perform as well or better than men on cognitive functioning tests, though research from developing cou......
ISBN: 0833011928, 9780833011923
Authors: Paul K. Davis, John Arquilla
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Keywords: war, saddam, hussein, lessons, crisis, coercing, opponents, deterring
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This study applies an experimental interdisciplinary methodology for understanding the possible reasoning of opponents in crisis and conflict and for using that understanding to develop well-hedged and adaptive deterrent strategies. It develops alternative models of Saddam Hussein's reasoning from February 1990 to February 1991, using only information available at that time. The report then explai......
Author: Michael Wab Kanzelberger
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Keywords: threat, concepts, deterrence, compellence, survey, analytic, nuclear, strategy, selective, american
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Surveys analytically selected nuclear strategies proffered in the unclassified literature since World War II. Types and subtypes of strategies are identified and analyzed on the basis of the threat concepts that underpin them and the targeting schemes that back them up. Entries are catalogued according to whether the implied threat promises to punish, deny, or compel adversary actions, roughly in ......
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Keywords: human, capital, demand, determines, production, structure
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Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 48......
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