The Paradox of Power

The Paradox of Power : Sino-American Strategic Restraint in an Age of Vulnerability

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For the United States, avoiding an adversarial relationship with China cannot be accomplished through wishful thinking or adjustments in defense spending. Despite many overlapping interests between the two countries, strategic mistrust is growing and has the potential to overwhelm areas of cooperation. This seminal book addresses this problem head on, focusing on how to achieve stable deterrence through mutual restraint in three critical areas-nuclear weapons, computer systems, and space-where both countries are vulnerable to attacks. The authors, two experienced and respected experts, provide thoughtful analysis and constructive recommendations. Readers will gain a better understanding not only of these strategic issues but also of the complex dynamic at the heart of the U.S.-China relationship.show more

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  • Paperback | 197 pages
  • 146 x 224 x 18mm | 339.99g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507778961
  • 9781507778968

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