Accession Number:

ADA114953

Title:

Strategic, Tactical and Doctrinal Military Concepts. The Deterrence Concept: A Synthesis Based on a Survey of the Literature.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 May 79-1 Apr 80,

Corporate Author:

DUPUY (T N) ASSOCIATES INC DUNN LORING VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

Includes an evaluative, integrative survey of the literature on deterrence, 1946-1979 a presentation of the essential components of deterrence a contrast of counterforce strategies with finite deterrence, and of the cyclic alternation of these approaches in U.S. theory and policy and an examination and assessment of recent criticisms of deterrence.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE