GIVE PEACE A CHANCE First, Try Coercive Diplomacy

Langenheim, William S.
September 2002
Naval War College Review;Autumn2002, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p49
Academic Journal
Suggests that 'coercive diplomacy,' a range of nonmilitary options for increasing pressure on recalcitrant states, is a better option for the U.S. than a focus on unilateral intervention to topple the Iraqi regime. Reasons why the status quo is no longer acceptable; Rationale for attempting coercive diplomacy; Prospects for influencing the Iraqi regime.


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