Offence vs. Defence

Offence vs Defence

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Unformatted text preview: more likely War is less likely when defense is dominant or perception that defense is dominant Shifts in offense/defense dominant have large effect on the causes of war Why is he writing this? He is writing this for a policy audience so they can understand what factors are driving the causes of war. Prescriptive analysis for policy makers on causes of war and what to do Too many scholars have looked only at the balance of power and not enough on offense/defense balance How does offense dominant warfare increase the probability of war? When offense is dominant, self- d...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course GOVT 369 at Georgetown.

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