The Limits of power

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Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute of International Studies, Brown University , Providence, RI
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Study and teaching, United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam -- Study and teaching, United States -- History -- 1945- -- Study and tea
SeriesAlternatives for public debate and policy development
ContributionsThomas J. Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies (Brown University), Choices for the 21st Century Education Project.
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL14558543M
OCLC/WorldCa29463523

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Eliot Cohen, a dean of American strategic thought and a former counselor to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, dissects American military power, analyzes the threats that power faces, and the rudimentary rules for its usage.

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