This book analyses the new challenges posed by changes in technology and the military balance that affect U.S. security. It presents a searching inquiry into the problems of limited war where its utility as an instrument of foreign policy is most in doubt: the Third World.
1. Limited War in U.S. Foreign Policy 2. Three Types of Limited-War Strategy 3. The Lessons of Vietnam 4. Post-Vietnam Refinements of Limited-War Strategy 5. Limited-War Strategy in the Third World 6. Containment Revisited