Accession Number:

AD0662379

Title:

THE CONTROL OF LOCAL CONFLICT. A DESIGN ON ARMS CONTROL AND LIMITED WAR IN THE DEVELOPING AREAS, VOLUME II,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Report Date:

1967-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

238.0

Abstract:

Contents The dimensions of the problem - The age of local conflict Scope of the problem Limited war and local conflict Toward a strategy of conflict control. United States interests in conflict control - Conflicting interests The Communist approach to conflict control An hypothesis and a model. A dynamic model of local conflict - Constructing a model of local conflict The problem of causality The relevance of first causes The settlement of disputes. The use of historical data - The decision to look to history The selection of cases The case studies Weapons data The historic- analytic approach Configuration analysis. Weapons and local conflict - Importance of the international arms traffic Weapons categories relevant to local conflict Patterns of weapons procurement and use. Findings from historic cases - Definitions redefined Distribution of possible measures by phases Distribution of possible measures by types Measures actually taken Toward a strategy of conflict control.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE