Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 22 items

  • Keywords: limited war x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Clark Ian

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is war, and how should it be waged? Are there restraints on its conduct? What can philosophers contribute to the study of warfare? It might appear to some that the practical activity of the ... More


A Limited-War Theory of Secrecy

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter defines and takes stock of the challenge of war escalation and the practice of limited war. It develops a logic for secrecy based on shared fears of large-scale conflict escalation. The ... More


Introduction

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that escalation control and a shared desire to limit war can motivate covert intervention up front, collusion by major powers that detect it, and official non-acknowledgment if it ... More


The Emergence of Covert Warfare

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the confluence of political, technological, and social changes that prompted the emergence of covert military intervention as an escalation-control technique. It lays the ... More


The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes foreign combat participation in the Spanish Civil War. Fought from 1936 to 1939, the war hosted covert interventions by Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union. The chapter ... More


Doctrines of Limited War

Clark Ian

in Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the doctrine of limited war. It describes how wars can be limited in a number of distinct ways. Wars can be limited in terms of the objectives that are sought, the geographic ... More


Theory: Limited War, Moderate Peace, and the Strategy of Indirect Approach

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the Liddell Hart's works and theories on the concept of limited war, moderate peace and the strategy of indirect approach. Written in his younger days, most of his theories are ... More


Conclusion

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter summarizes the arguments of the book. The Truman administration's efforts to sell the Korean War went through two phases. In the first year, the government was plagued by the problems of ... More


Mercenaries and gentlemen

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Because of lingering prejudices against soldiers of fortune at the beginning of the British and Irish civil wars, Scottish and English aristocrats believed that they possessed the best claim to ... More


Explanations for Limited and Unlimited Wars

Alex Weisiger

in Logics of War: Explanations for Limited and Unlimited Conflicts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451867
eISBN:
9780801468179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451867.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter presents theoretical arguments about the determinants of war duration and severity. It begins with a summary of the bargaining model of war. It then moves on to explain both unlimited ... More


Explaining Strategic Performance in Limited Warfare

Spencer D. Bakich

in Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter establishes the theoretical framework for the book. Initially, the problem of escalation is argued to be central to limited warfare and limited war strategies. Undesired escalation can ... More


Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Spencer D. Bakich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since World War II, the United States has waged multiple limited wars in regions around the world. Despite its frequent participation however, America has a mixed strategic record in these ... More


Concepts of Limited War

Ian Clark

in Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724650
eISBN:
9780191792212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724650.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter outlines a second major tradition of thinking about war. As in the case of just war, limited war is best thought of as a single concept, rather than as a concept with an incidental ... More


Southerners and the Decisions for War, 1965–1966

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

During 1965 and 1966, President Johnson made the decision for major US aerial and ground combat in Vietnam. Russell and Fulbright facilitated LBJ’s determination to minimize congressional and public ... More


The Kargil Crisis

Moeed Yusuf

in Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan, and establishes that what may otherwise be construed as a classic limited war where major conflict was avoided due to ... More


Cold War Strategic Thought and Grand Strategy

Lukas Milevski

in The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779773
eISBN:
9780191825125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779773.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Not only events but also other ideas shaped grand strategic thought. With the advent of the Cold War and the challenges of nuclear strategy, grand strategy was largely forgotten as other concepts ... More


Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724650
eISBN:
9780191792212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

What exactly is it we wage when we wage war? This is the crucial question addressed in this new edition of a classic text. The range of possible answers to it has already framed much of the ethical ... More


Uncomfortable Visions: The Rise and Decline of the Idea of Limited War

Jan Willem Honig

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter interrogates strategy and warfare, in particular the themes of ‘limited war’ and influence. It argues that war is what we and our militaries make of it, paraphrasing Alexander Wendt’s ... More


Limited War Sets the Stage for the POW Odyssey

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

The global Cold War shaped the Korean conflict and limited its scope. The United States entered the war under the assumption that fighting could be limited to the Korean peninsula. It was part of a ... More


Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Charles S. Young

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

Prisoners returning home from the Korean War were treated differently than after other conflicts. The Army complained that they collaborated with the enemy and succumbed easily to brainwashing ... More


View: