The Resource Sources of conflict in the 21st century : regional futures and U.S. strategy, Edited by Zalmay Khalilzad, Ian O. Lesser

Sources of conflict in the 21st century : regional futures and U.S. strategy, Edited by Zalmay Khalilzad, Ian O. Lesser

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Sources of conflict in the 21st century : regional futures and U.S. strategy
Title
Sources of conflict in the 21st century
Title remainder
regional futures and U.S. strategy
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Zalmay Khalilzad, Ian O. Lesser
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
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 begin to consider how many of today's leading adversaries will remain adversaries, if long-standing allies will change their orientation, who will be called on to intervene and where, and if we can expect stability or chaos. This book examines current political trends and potential sources of conflict in three critical regions--Asia, the greater Middle East, and Europe and the former Soviet Union--through the year 2025. The authors describe possible alternative strategic "worlds," including a projection of today's mixed political climate, a more benign world in which the great powers are at peace and are actively cooperative, and a world beset with economic, demographic, and political turmoil. Additional chapters discuss regional trends and their meaning for strategy and planning. Originally intended to serve Air Force long-range planning needs, the findings are relevant to broader ongoing debates and should be of interest to a wide foreign and security policy audience
Cataloging source
CstmoR
Index
no index present
LC call number
D31
LC item number
.S68 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1957-
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  • Khalilzad, Zalmay.
  • Lesser, Ian O.
  • Project Air Force (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
  • United States
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  • World politics
  • United States
Label
Sources of conflict in the 21st century : regional futures and U.S. strategy, Edited by Zalmay Khalilzad, Ian O. Lesser
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR897/
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"Project Air Force."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • online resource
  • volume
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  • nc
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  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833048592
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Lccn
97041831
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  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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  • (Sirsi) a400310
  • (RAND)rnd000000000093242
Label
Sources of conflict in the 21st century : regional futures and U.S. strategy, Edited by Zalmay Khalilzad, Ian O. Lesser
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR897/
Publication
Note
"Project Air Force."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833048592
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Lccn
97041831
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a400310
  • (RAND)rnd000000000093242

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