Deterrence in the Middle East

Where Theory and Practice Converge (Jcss Study No 22) by Aharon Klieman

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ContributionsAriel Levite (Editor)
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Number of Pages140
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ISBN 100813322200
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This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Due to the presence of weapons of mass destruction and the will to employ them in the Middle East, the operational commander of the next conflict must understand and employ a.

Part 3 Middle Eastern application: Arab rationality and deterrence, Gabriel Ben Dor; deterrence experience in the Arab-Israel conflict, Yair Evron; Israeli deterrence and the Gulf War, Shai Feldman; asymmetrical deterrence - Greece versus Turkey, Athanassios G.

Platias. Introduction / Aharon Klieman --Deterrence in an Israeli security context / Yitzhak Rabin --The evolution of deterrence theory: lessons for Israel / Barry Buzan --Between general and immediate deterrence / Bruce Russett --Asymmetrical deterrrence / Athanassios G. Platias --The limits of deterrence theory / George Downs --Arab rationality and.

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This book develops an innovative framework to answer this question, viewing deterrence as an idea. This allows the author to explain how countries institutionalize deterrence strategy, and how this internalization affects policy. He argues that the US and Israel have both internalized deterrence ideas and become attached to these by: 7.

He went on to say that deterrence in the Middle East context means that Israel needs to be strong enough to prevent an adversary from even entertaining the idea of an attack, or from maintaining a strategic goal other than living in peace with Israel.

In this regard, Israel's military superiority is a key prerequisite for progress in the peace. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Escalation and intrawar deterrence during limited wars in the Middle East Item Preview remove-circle A central conclusion of this monograph is that intrawar deterrence is an inherently fragile concept, and.

Short, insightful, and well written. You can't ask for much more from a book on international political theory. Published inDeterrence addresses the theory of deterrence as it was shortly the United States invaded Iraq, animated by the alternative idea of pre-emption.

Freedman is not beholden to a single theory of international relations unlike many other scholars in his field/5(6).

deterrence and the Middle East, regional assurance perspectives, and military theater perspectives. Two working groups examined the implications of the preceding roundtable discussions for the Air Force. This event was the concluding workshop in a three-part series on the topic of extended nuclear.

When the United Arab Emirates, and then Bahrain, announced their decisions to normalize relations with Israel, the leaders both of the Palestinian Authority and of Hamas reacted with the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, protestors burned UAE flags and pictures of Prince Mohammad bin Zayed.

This reaction only heightened the increasing hostility of Arab nations toward the Palestinians. The article presents and analyzes the US extended deterrence commitments in the Middle East as well as those provided by regional states, and assesses the effectiveness and credibility of these commitments.

The article then proceeds to analyze a situation wherein Iran. This book offers a reconceptualisation of conventional deterrence theory, and applies it to enduring rivalries in the Middle East.

The work argues that many of the problems encountered in the development of deterrence theory lay in the fact that it was developed during the Cold War, when the immediate problem it had to address was how to prevent catastrophic nuclear wars.

The logic of. Deterrence in the Middle East: Consequences of the Lebanon War Uzi Dayan and Ephraim Sneh Weinberg Founders Conference On SeptemUzi Arad, Uzi Dayan, and Ephraim Sneh addressed The Washington Institute's annual Weinberg Founders Conference.

Arad is former head of research for Israel's foreign intelligence service, the Mossad. Conventional Deterrence is a book about the origins of war. Why do nations faced with the prospect of large-scale conventional war opt for or against an offensive strategy. John J. Mearsheimer examines a number of crises that led to major conventional wars to explain why deterrence failed.

He focuses first on Allied and German decision making in the yearsanalyzing why the Allies. Deterrence is a relatively simple idea: one actor persuades another actor – a would-be aggressor – that an aggression would incur a cost, possibly in the form of unacceptable damage, which would far outweigh any potential gain, material or political.

The involvement of at least two actors makes deterrence a complicated social interaction. It is very much about human nature, psychology and. Veteran Middle East analyst and author Helena Cobban is a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy and the CEO of both Just World Books and the nonprofit Just World Educational.

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Payne and takes on the strategic nuclear deterrence policy debate from a unique perspective. This well-conceived and well-researched book reviews three competing.

Judging the success of deterrence is always easier in hindsight. The Cold War is correctly judged a deterrence success, but nuclear war always seemed around the. The main difference is that when there is a failure in conventional deterrence, the result is not as extreme as a failure in nuclear deterrence.

We have US forces in Korea and Japan, throughout the Middle East, and in Europe as conventional deterrents against open conflict. However, an adversary may still undertake a conventional attack against.

U.S. Deterrence in the Middle East Is Collapsing The withdrawal from Syria is part of a broader pattern of weakness, especially in response to Iran. This book is likely to be one of the most authoritative and significant books addressing the urgent issue of the renewed global nuclear arms race.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an appearance on CNN, said the American strike disrupted an “imminent attack” on American interests in the Middle East. Scholars tend to divide deterrence. Nuclear Deterrence Theory and the Middle East Before moving towards the more compelling logic of proliferation and its consequences, it is pertinent to examine the logic of nuclear deterrence theory.

According to this, a mutual nuclear deterrence promotes stability, avoids escalation of hostilities, restores balance and averts miscalculation.

“Disarmament involves much more than the mere elimination of weapons. Just as deterrence is a system of organized peacelessness, so disarmament would be a system of interests, institutions and consciousness that would be, in structure and content, a fundamental alternative to the institutionalized discord that exists now” – Dieter Senghaas, Abschreckung und Frieden, Studien zur Kritik.

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Deterrence was the linchpin of U.S. strategy for decades, but the context for deterrence has changed markedly. Instead of a single, near-peer opponent, the U.S. faces an array of possible attackers with differing capabilities and tolerances for risk. Reports/Essays March – “Strategy after Deterrence” October – “Defining Rules of Behavior for Force and Coercion in.2 days ago  Joe Biden is likely to follow a trajectory of path dependency in the Middle East, by leading from behind, delegating rather than implementing, being disruptive rather than constructive, and thus protracting conflict resolutions., When the major US news networks started to call the country’s presidential elections for Joe Biden, much of the world looked at the struggling superpower with.The British Army of the Rhine, Middle East Land Forces, and Conventional Deterrence: to The British Army of the Rhine, Middle East Land Forces, and Conventional Deterrence: to Chapter: (p) 4 The British Army of the Rhine, Middle East Land Forces, and Conventional Deterrence: to Source: Army, Empire, and Cold War.