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Dominoes and bandwagons [electronic resource] :strategic beliefs and great power competition in the Eurasian rimland / edited by Robert Jervis, Jack Snyder.

Contributor(s): Jervis, Robert, 1940- | Snyder, Jack L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991Description: 1 online resource (viii, 299 p.).ISBN: 0195362764; 9780195362763; 9780195062465 (alk. paper); 0195062469 (alk. paper); 1280524553; 9781280524554.Subject(s): International relations | United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States | �Etats-Unis -- Relations ext�erieures -- URSS | URSS -- Relations ext�erieures -- �Etats-Unis | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General | Oost-Westverhouding | Grote mogendheden | Invloedssferen | International relations | Soviet Union | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 327.47073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Domino beliefs and strategic behavior / Robert Jervis -- Alliance formation in southwest Asia : balancing and bandwagoning in Cold War competition / Stephen M. Walt -- Bandwagon images in American foreign policy : myth or reality? / Deborah Welch Larson -- The Truman administration and global responsibilities : the birth of the falling domino principle / Douglas J. Macdonald -- Soviet inferences from their victories in the periphery : visions of resistance or cumulating gains? / Ted Hopf -- Soviet perceptions of American foreign policy after Afghanistan / Douglas Blum -- The Soviet decision to withdraw from Afghanistan : changing strategic and regional images / Richard Herrmann -- Russian and Soviet strategic behavior in Asia / Milan Hauner.
Summary: A collection of essays on military defence strategy, which considers historical applications of the "domino theory", the psychological dynamics of the US-Soviet relationship vis-a-vis Eurasian boundaries. It also examines whether the USSR actually infers a lack of resolve from American retreats.
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Domino beliefs and strategic behavior / Robert Jervis -- Alliance formation in southwest Asia : balancing and bandwagoning in Cold War competition / Stephen M. Walt -- Bandwagon images in American foreign policy : myth or reality? / Deborah Welch Larson -- The Truman administration and global responsibilities : the birth of the falling domino principle / Douglas J. Macdonald -- Soviet inferences from their victories in the periphery : visions of resistance or cumulating gains? / Ted Hopf -- Soviet perceptions of American foreign policy after Afghanistan / Douglas Blum -- The Soviet decision to withdraw from Afghanistan : changing strategic and regional images / Richard Herrmann -- Russian and Soviet strategic behavior in Asia / Milan Hauner.

A collection of essays on military defence strategy, which considers historical applications of the "domino theory", the psychological dynamics of the US-Soviet relationship vis-a-vis Eurasian boundaries. It also examines whether the USSR actually infers a lack of resolve from American retreats.

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