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Title Hitting first : preventive force in U.S. security strategy / edited by William W. Keller and Gordon R. Mitchell
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2006]


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Description viii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Security continuum
Security continuum.
Contents Preemption, prevention, prevarication / William W. Keller and Gordon R. Mitchell -- Preventive attacks against nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons programs : the track record / Dan Reiter -- The curious case of Kofi Annan, George W. Bush, and the "preemptive" military force doctrine / Simon Reich -- By "any measures" necessary : NSC-68 and Cold War roots of the 2002 national security strategy / Gordon R. Mitchell and Robert P. Newman -- Strategic doctrine, public debate, and the terror war / G. Thomas Goodnight -- Deliberate before striking first? / Rodger A. Payne -- On justifying the first blow / Tom Rockmore -- Intelligence in preventive military strategy / Greg Thielmann -- Military capabilities in preventive military strategy / Peter Dombrowski -- A sheep in wolf's clothing? : France's struggle with preventive force / Jacques E.C. Hymans -- Promoting practical alternatives to preventive force in the wake of Operation Iraqi Freedom / William Hartung -- Preventive force : untangling the discourse / William W. Keller and Gordon R. Mitchell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-345) and index
Subject Military planning -- United States.
National security -- United States.
Preemptive attack (Military science)
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Military policy.
Author Keller, William W. (William Walton), 1950-
Mitchell, Gordon R., 1967-
LC no. 2006015728
ISBN 0822942909 cloth alkaline paper
0822959364 paperback alkaline paper