First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Commentary -- Present at the Creation/Michael Howard -- Pakistan: Transition to What?/Teresita C. Schaffer -- Summaries Thinking About War -- On War: Lessons to be Learned/HR. McMaster -- Recent campaigns in Afghanistan, Iraq and Lebanon suggest prevailing military theory is misguided. -- Strategy and the Limitation of War/Hew Strachan -- Misapplying the strategies of earlier wars can have severe consequences for present ones. -- The Bush Years and Beyond -- Recovering American Leadership/Joseph S. Nye, Jr -- To provide leadership in the twenty-first century, the United States must combine the soft power of attraction with hard power into a 'smart-power' strategy. -- Debating Bush's Wars/Peter Wehner, Kishore Mahbubani and Philip H Gordon -- As the campaign to replace President Bush intensifies, three scholars and former policymakers discuss his performance in the 'war on terror'. -- Living with Ambiguity: Nuclear Deals with Iran and North Korea/Robert S. Litwak -- A pragmatic pivot by the Bush administration to a new strategy of containment would decouple the nuclear issue from the question of regime change. -- Resurrecting the Test-Ban Treaty/Michael O'Hanlon -- It makes good strategic sense for the United States and the world. The next American president should submit it to the US Senate for ratification. -- Does the UN have a Role in Iraq?/Thomas R. Pickering -- No other method of resolving the issue seems to have a chance of success. -- Plus -- The Two Faces of Saudi Arabia/Mai Yamani -- The kingdom's active foreign policy masks dangerous stagnation at home. -- China's Military Space Strategy: An Exchange/Michael Krepon, Eric Hagt, Shen Dingli, Bao Shixiu, Michael Pillsbury and Ashley Tellis -- A year after the Chinese ASAT test, leading experts debate Beijing's intentions. Review Essays -- Friendly Critics David P. Calleo -- Half Full, Half Empty/Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen -- Book Reviews -- Politics and International Relations/Gilles Andreani -- Arms, Arms Control and Technology/Bruno Tertrais -- Asia-Pacific Lanxin Xiang Middle East/Steven Simon -- Brief Notices -- Noteworthy.