10:13:10 Notes

10:13:10 Notes - International Security Notes 13 October 2010 Midterm on Monday-Essay format(short paragraph answers-evaluate whether you have been

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International Security Notes 13 October 2010 Midterm on Monday -Essay format (short paragraph answers) -evaluate whether you have been coming to lecture & doing readings -get a choice which questions you answer -anything from lectures and required readings -answer the question (don’t add wrong additional information) -some may require a single sentence response Military Power: A Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) Elliot Cohen revolution driven by technology Military Power (three topics) Conventional War: stand up Fght in which two or more armies attempt to defeat each other on the battleFeld Coercion: use of punishment (or the threat of punishment) to in±uence state behavior Insurgency: use of force/violence in a contest for control over the civilian population The RMA (central claim) recent advances in technology are transforming the nature of warfare from its 20th century form Eliot Cohen “²uture warfare may be more a gigantic artillery duel fought with exceptionally sophisticated munitions. ..” The RMA (Elements) increased conventional Frepower (bigger and do more damage) high-accuracy targeting remote sensing (see what is happening on the battleFeld) communications and information technology (tie all these elements together) know exactly where all their units are on the battleFeld The RMA (implications)
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PLSC 165 taught by Professor Matthewkocher during the Fall '10 term at Yale.

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10:13:10 Notes - International Security Notes 13 October 2010 Midterm on Monday-Essay format(short paragraph answers-evaluate whether you have been

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