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Shields of the Republic

The Triumph and Peril of America’s Alliances

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674982956

Publication Date: 06/09/2020

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272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 illus., 1 map, 2 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. America’s Alliance Logics
  • 2. Defense and Deterrence in the Cold War
  • 3. At What Cost, Alliance?
  • 4. Alliances after the Cold War
  • 5. The Dawn of Modern Competition
  • 6. The Shields Wear from Within
  • 7. Defense and Deterrence for a New Era
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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