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This edited quantity introduces the reader to the function of house in army and safeguard procedure, and descriptions a few of the significant overseas and household actors within the area enviornment, in addition to constraints of legislations and treaties on actions in area. It additionally addresses technology and expertise as they relate to area policy.

The ebook addresses 3 major questions:

  • How does the world of house healthy into strategic puzzling over nationwide security?
  • How does coverage concerning house boost and what issues, either within the usa and in another country, determine prominently in calculations approximately house coverage?
  • How do various states/nations/actors regard the position of area of their nationwide defense calculations and the way do those rules impression one another?

This booklet fills a distinct segment within the house coverage box, offering insights into house and procedure from foreign specialists from the army, educational and clinical groups. a special function of the booklet is the bankruptcy on technology and know-how, which makes use of the most recent info to be had pertaining to area usage and exploration.

 

 

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10 Giulio Douhet, The Command of the Air, trans. Dino Ferrari (New York: CowardMcCann, 1942). 11 Alfred Thayer Mahan, The Influence of Seapower upon History 1660–1783 (New York: Dover Publications, 1987). 12 Martin van Creveld, Supplying War: Logistics from Wallenstein to Patton (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977). 13 Martin van Creveld, Command in War (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1985). 14 Stephen Biddle, “Victory Misunderstood: What the Gulf War Tells Us about the Future of Conflict,” International Security, Vol.

Levy, “Declining Power and the Preventive Motivation for War,” World Politics, Vol. 40, No. 1 (1987): 82–107. 4 X (George Kennan), “The Sources of Soviet Conduct,” Foreign Affairs, Vol. XXV (1947): 575–576. 5 Colin Gray, Modern Strategy (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 206–207. 6 Carl Builder, The Masks of War: American Military Styles in Strategy and Analysis (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1989). 7 Daniel J. ), Strategy in the Contemporary World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006).

Alternatively, a grand strategy that links future American economic prosperity, technological supremacy, and success in war might be the best way to energize US scientists and planners to exploit the full potential of space operations. In other words, does space represent a tertiary theater of operations in support of terrestrial warfare, or does it offer a key not just to future battlefield victory, but also to national prosperity and security? Any grand strategy for space must characterize the physical setting for space operations.

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