TITLE

The Limits of Tailored Deterrence

AUTHOR(S)
Larkin, Sean P.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2011 4th Quarter, Issue 63, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the concept of deterrence that prevents attack by credibly threatening unacceptable retaliation has been reborn as tailored deterrence in the U.S. military. The popularity of deterrence can be attributed to its simplicity. Deterrence is a state of mind brought about by the existence of a credible threat of unacceptable counteraction.
ACCESSION #
69635861

 

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