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Friendly Enemies

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.


a comedy drama by Samuel Shipman and Aaron Hoffman. [Hudson Theatre, 440 perf.] Henry Block (Sam Bernard) and Karl Pfeifer (Louis Mann) are German‐born Americans who have...

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Air Power versus Ground Forces

Phil Haun.

in Cross-Domain Deterrence

April 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8647 words.

Classical deterrence concepts were developed to prevent nuclear war, for obvious reasons, and thus tend to focus on high-stakes crisis bargaining, or “chicken” games, to both threaten and...

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The Product: Strategic Effect

Colin S. Gray.

in The Strategy Bridge

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 15837 words.

Strategy, like war broadly and warfare narrowly, has no intrinsic value. Strategy has worth only for its product, which is strategic effect. This is the master concept that explains the...

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The Johnson Administration and the Vietnam Estimates

Joshua Rovner.

in Fixing the Facts

July 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 18249 words.

This chapter examines the Johnson administration's strategy in Vietnam. Lyndon Johnson was a longtime believer in the domino theory. He feared that friendly states would fall to communism...

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Politics and Foreign Policy of Iran

Mahmood Monshipouri.

in International Relations

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 9245 words.

A nation of rich intellectual and historical background, Iran is indeed one of the oldest surviving civilizations in the world. Its political and intellectual depth has profoundly shaped a...