Military Strength and the Use of Force

in The Foreign Policy Disconnect

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780226644615
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226644592 | DOI:
Military Strength and the Use of Force

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This chapter examines the circumstances under which Americans favor or oppose the use of military force, with special attention to the roles of multilateral cooperation and of international organizations like the United Nations and NATO. It also considers policy preferences concerning military capabilities, including defense spending and bases abroad.

Keywords: Americans; public opinion; military force; multilateral cooperation; United Nations; NATO; defense spending; military bases; military capabilities

Chapter.  15995 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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