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Title Competitive strategies for the 21st century : theory, history, and practice / edited by Thomas G. Mahnken
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2012]
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
©2012

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Description xx, 318 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents The concept of competitive strategies / Thomas G. Mahnken -- Competitive strategies : theoretical foundations, limits, and extensions / Stephen P. Rosen -- Strategic interaction : theory and history for practitioners / Bradford A. Lee -- Barriers to acting strategically : why strategy is so difficult / Barry D. Watts -- U.S. competitive strategy during the Cold War / Gordon S. Barrass -- Overview of the competitive strategies initiative / Daniel I. Gouré -- Soviet military thought and the U.S. competitive strategies initiative / John Battilega -- The state of the U.S.-China competition / James Holmes -- The Chinese view of the competition / Jacqueline Newmyer Deal -- The power projection balance in Asia / Dan Blumenthal -- The undersea balance / Owen Coté -- A competitive strategy with Chinese characteristics? : the Second Artillery's growing conventional forces and missions / Michael S. Chase and Andrew S. Erickson -- Japan's competitive strategies at sea : a preliminary assessment / Toshi Yoshihara -- Strategic competition in the western Pacific : an Australian perspective / Ross Babbage -- Developing a strategy for a long-term Sino-US competition / James P. Thomas and Evan B. Montgomery -- China's maritime salient : competitive strategies on the oceanic front for the 21st century / Paul S. Giarra -- Cultural barriers to implementing a competitive strategy / James R. FitzSimonds
Summary The U.S. today faces the most complex and challenging security environment in recent memory -- even as it deals with growing constraints on its ability to respond to threats. Its most consequential challenge is the rise of China, which increasingly has the capability to deny the U.S. access to areas of vital national interest and to undermine alliances that have underpinned regional stability for over half a century. Thus, the time is right for the U.S. to adopt a long-term strategy for dealing with China; one that includes but is not limited to military means, and that fully includes U.S. allies in the region
Notes "This volume grew out of a conference on 'Developing Competitive Strategies for the 21st Century,' which was held at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island in August 2010."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ProQuest, viewed May 22, 2018)
Subject National security -- United States -- Congresses.
Strategic rivalries (World politics) -- Congresses.
China -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- China -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Mahnken, Thomas G., 1965- editor of compilation
LC no. 2011052146
ISBN 9780804782418 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780804782425 (paperback: acid-free paper)
Other Titles Competitive strategies for the twenty-first century