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Title Avoiding war : problems of crisis management / edited by Alexander L. George ; with contributions by Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov ... [and others]
Published Boulder : Westview Press, 1991

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Description xvii, 590 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Part I : Framework of the study -- Is research on crisis management needed? / Alexander L. George -- Plan of the study / Alexander L. George -- The tension between "military logic" and requirements of diplomacy in crisis management / Alexander L. George -- A provisional theory of crisis management / Alexander L. George -- Part II : Inadvertent wars -- The Crimean war / Richard Smoke -- The role of crisis mismanagement in the outbreak of World War I / Jack S. Levy -- The U.S.-China war in Korea / Allen S. Whiting -- The Arab-Israeli war of 1967 : inadvertent war through miscalculated escalation / Janice Gross Stein -- The Suez war of 1956 : communication in crisis management / Christer J├Ânsson -- Part III : Crisis management without war -- The Berlin blockade crisis of 1948-1949 / M. Steven Fish -- The Cuban missile crisis / Alexander L. George -- The Sino-Soviet border crisis of 1969 / Arthur A. Cohen -- Part IV : Superpower involvement in Middle East conflicts -- The Arab-Israeli war of 1967 / Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov -- The war of attrition, 1969-1970 / Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov -- The Arab-Israeli war of October 1973 / Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov -- Part V : Factors influencing crisis management -- Strategies for crisis management / Alexander L. George -- The role of intelligence in crisis management / Stan A. Taylor and Theodore J. Ralston -- Crisis bargaining codes and crisis management / J. Philip Rogers -- Rules of engagement / Scott D. Sagan -- The impact of crisis-induced stress on policy makers / Jerold M. Post -- Part VI : Prospects : new challenges, new opportunities -- Crisis management in Europe : old mechanisms and new problems / Phil Williams -- The future of "military diplomacy" in U.S.-Soviet relations / Kurt M. Campbell -- Part VII : Findings and recommendations / Alexander L. George -- Epilogue The Persian Gulf crisis, 1990-1991 / Alexander L. George
Analysis Foreign relations Disputes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Crisis management.
Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
War -- Case studies.
Author Bar-Siman-Tov, Yaacov, 1946-
George, Alexander L.
LC no. 90027581
ISBN 0813312329
0813312337 (paperback)