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Defence and Security

Does Iraq Meet First Strike Criteria?

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Does Iraq Meet First Strike Criteria?. This paper assesses how the case of Iraq measures up within a set of guidelines for pre-emptive counter -proliferation developed by the director of the Air Force Center on Counter-proliferation. Includes extensive reference citations and links to material relevant to making an informed decision about war. "First Strike Guidelines: the case of Iraq" by Charles Knight.

 

By Project on Defense Alternatives , US.

Defense Policy Resource.


US-European Relations

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US-European Relations. The demise of the Oslo peace process in 2001 and a likely renewal of intense war with Iraq in 2002 or 2003 will play very differently on each side of the Atlantic. In certain circumstances the differences might be so great that European powers would feel compelled to reject American leadership and pursue a separate course. "Bush Administration Policy Toward Europe: Continuity and Change" by Charles Knight.

By Project on Defense Alternatives , US.

Defense Policy Resource.


US Military Strategy

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US Military Strategy. This report examines the new US military strategy as codified in the September 2001 Quadrennial Defense Review and practiced in the Afghan war. The report contrasts the new QDR with its 1997 predecessor, paying special attention to the Bush administration?s "new concept of deterrence. "The Pentagon's New Budget, New Strategy, and New War by Carl Conetta. Published by the Project on Defense Alternatives.

 

By Project on Defense Alternatives , US.

Defense Policy Resource.