Accession Number : ADA288848
Title : Toward A Doctrine of Constraint: Bridging the Gap Between Self-Defense and Retaliation.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1994,
Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI CENTER FOR NAVAL WARFARE STUDIES
Personal Author(s) : Hayes, Bradd C.
PDF Url : ADA288848
Report Date : 01 AUG 1994
Pagination or Media Count : 26
Abstract : This memorandum discusses the potentially dangerous tendency of the United States to justify its unilateral military actions using self-defense arguments. The paper argues that a new international doctrine should be adopted which recognizes the use of force to combat such threats to international peace and security as state-sponsored terrorism and rogue nations.
Descriptors : *FOREIGN POLICY, *MILITARY DOCTRINE, *INTERVENTION, UNITED STATES, PEACETIME, THREATS, NAVAL WARFARE, INTERNATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL LAW, COLLECTIVE PROTECTION.
Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE