This book identifies the central problems of crisis research, assesses the progress of work in the area, and discusses prospects for the future. It addresses Soviet, Chinese, and U.S. crisis management patterns, computer-based early warning systems, terrorism, and the Rapid Deployment Force.
Table of Contents
1. International Crisis Analysis: Problems, Progress, Prospects 2. Intelligence for Policymaking 3. Warning Forecasts: Evaluation, Heuristics, and Policy Context 4. Computer-Based Early Warning: A Staircase Display Option for International Affairs Crisis Projection and Monitoring 5. Computer-Based Crisis Management Technology: Time Was and Time Will 6. Computer Conferencing: Technical Applications to Crisis Management 7. Crisis Management: A Survey of Findings and Unresolved Problems 8. A Computer-Based Interactive System for Group Decision Making in Crisis Management 9. Making Cross-Border Threats Transparent: A Necessary Step Toward Regional Stability 10. Accelerated Warfare Vs. Constant-Speed Human Beings: A Threat to Peace? 11. Cohesion, Leadership, and Stress in Airland Battle 2000 12. A Strategy for the Rapid Deployment Force