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Constraints on U.S. strategy in Third World conflict

Stephen T. Hosmer

Constraints on U.S. strategy in Third World conflict

by Stephen T. Hosmer

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Military policy.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Developing countries.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military relations -- United States.,
    • Developing countries -- Military relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen T. Hosmer.
      ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Air Force.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .H566 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 136 p. ;
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2859543M
      ISBN 10083300610X
      LC Control Number84022274

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Constraints on U.S. strategy in Third World conflict by Stephen T. Hosmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Constraints on U.S. strategy in Third World conflict. [Stephen T Hosmer; Rand Corporation.; United States. Air Force.] -- This report assesses the military and political constraints imposed on U.S.

strategy and combat operations in past Third World conflicts and crises. It also explores the implications of such. This report assesses the military and political constraints imposed on U.S. strategy and combat operations in past Third World conflicts and crises.

It also explores the implications of such constraints for the design of strategies to meet future communist challenges and identifies the requirements that particular constraints may pose for Air.

Assesses the principal military and political constraints that have limited U.S. military involvements in the Third World since World War II. The work represents the first phase of a study of the political and military factors that are likely to constrain U.S.

strategies and combat operations in future Third World conflicts and crises, the implications of such constraints for the design and.

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