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Book/Printed Material Rethinking asymmetric threats

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Title

  • Rethinking asymmetric threats

Summary

  • For several years U.S. policymakers, officials, and writers on defense have employed the terms "asymmetric" or "asymmetry" to characterize everything from the nature of the threats we face to the nature of war and beyond. The author challenges the utility of using those terms to characterize the threats we face, one element of the broader debate over the nature of war, U.S. strategy, and the threats confronting us. As a work of critique, it aims to make an important contribution to the threat debate. A correct assessment of the nature of the threat environment is essential to any sound defense doctrine for the U.S. Army and the military as a whole. That correct assessment can only be reached through a process of critique and debate.

Names

  • Blank, Stephen, 1950-
  • Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute

Created / Published

  • [Carlisle Barracks, PA] : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2003.

Headings

  • -  Asymmetric warfare--United States
  • -  Military planning--United States
  • -  National security--United States
  • -  Risk assessment
  • -  World politics--21st century
  • -  United States--Defenses
  • -  United States--Military policy

Notes

  • -  "September 2003."
  • -  Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-63).
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (vi, 63 pages)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • UA23

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2023692856

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  • Unrestricted online access

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Blank, Stephen, and U.S.. Strategic Studies Institute Army War College. Rethinking Asymmetric Threats. [Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2003] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2023692856/.

APA citation style:

Blank, S. & Army War College, U. S. S. S. I. (2003) Rethinking Asymmetric Threats. [Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2023692856/.

MLA citation style:

Blank, Stephen, and U.S.. Strategic Studies Institute Army War College. Rethinking Asymmetric Threats. [Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2003] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2023692856/>.