Description - Concepts of Non-Provocative Defence by Geoffrey Wiseman
This book examines the viability of non-provocative defence - the controversial idea that defensive military policies and practices reduce the risk of wars and provide a viable basis for defending a society should war break out. Drawing on case studies from Europe, the 1991 Persian Gulf War, and Asia-Pacific, the author concludes that non-provocative defence concepts remain relevant and that they can help in deterring, conducting, and settling wars.
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Wiseman
GEOFFREY WISEMAN teaches diplomacy and international security in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.