This book examines a wide variety of topics, ranging from Soviet and U.S. views on conflict termination to past, present, and future U.S. military service contributions. It demonstrates the importance of careful evaluation of conflict termination goals during peacetime.
1. The Endgame and War Part One: Superpower Perspectives 2. Conflict Termination in the Nuclear Era 3. Conflict Termination in Soviet Military Thought and Strategy Part Two: The Conflict Spectrum 4. Limited War and Conflict Control 5. Mid-intensity Wars and U.S. Leverage, 1956–1985 6. Ending Major Coalition Wars 7. Terminating Strategic Exchanges: Requirements and Prerequisites, Barry Schneider Part Three: U.S. Military Service Contributions 8. The Role of Ground Forces in Conflict Termination 9. Air Power and Conflict Termination 10. Conflict Termination Through Maritime Leverage Part Four: Conclusion 11. The Missing Link in Conflict Termination Thought: Strategy