Cimbala analyzes qmilitary persuasionq--the art of using armed force to support diplomacy, deterrence, crisis management, unconventional conflicts, peace operations, and other military activities short of major conventional war. As he shows, it calls for new methods and mind sets in diplomacy and in military operations. It also requires a U.S. public more tolerant of ambiguity and half measures, including the cutting of losses when necessary.The Soviets were quick to respond to the Gilpatric speech. ... to the United States and helped to provoke a U.S. response that appeared to the Soviet Union as one based on nuclear bullying. ... the spread of revolutionary MarxismLeninism to states outside of the Soviet bloc (at least until 78 EXAMPLES FROM THE PAST.
|Title||:||Military Persuasion in War and Policy|
|Author||:||Stephen J. Cimbala|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002-01-01|