A More Peaceful World Regional Conflict Trends and U. S. Defense Planning
RAND Corporation Santa Monica United States
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Ongoing wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, and else- where have led many policymakers to warn that the United States faces a world in which the relative peace of the immediate post Cold War era has been replaced by a world of escalating conflict and threats to U.S. security. Yet many U.S. defense decisions require a look beyond immediate crises and entail assumptions about the state of the world as it will be one, two, or even three decades in the future.
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