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Arms and Influence: With a New Preface and Afterword

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Arms and Influence: With a New Preface and Afterword - Schelling, Thomas C
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Traditionally, Americans have viewed war as an alternative to diplomacy, and military strategy as the science of victory. Today, however, in our world of nuclear weapons, military power is not so much exercised as threatened. It is, Mr. Schelling says, bargaining power, and the exploitation of this power, for good or evil, to preserve peace or to threaten war, is diplomacy--the diplomacy of violence. The author concentrates in this book on the way in which military capabilities--real or imagined--are used, skillfully or ...

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Arms and Influence: With a New Preface and Afterword 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300143379

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