"In SAASS 633, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your SAASS studies thus far and develop some answers to basic questions of strategy through the lens of coercion theory."
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Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.
Day 1: 4 December 2023
Day 2: 5 December 2023
Day 3: 7 December 2023
Day 4: 8 December 2023
John J. Hamre Biography
Joseph S. Nye Jr. Biography
Victor Cha Biography
Katrin Fraser Katz Biography
Recommendations on North Korea Policy and Extended Deterrence (CSIS Report, 19 January 2023 "Click on Download the Full Report")
Day 5: 11 December 2023
Rose McDermott Biography
"Putin and the Psychology of Nuclear Brinkmanship: The War in Ukraine Hinges on One Man's Thoughts and Feelings" (Journal Article)
Day 6: 12 December 2023
Keir A. Lieber Biography
Daryl G. Press Biography
"The Nukes We Need: Preserving the American Deterrent" (Journal Article)
Day 7: 14 December 2023
Gerard DiPippo Biography
Andrea Leonard Palazzi Biography
Bearing the Brunt: The Impact of Sanctions on Russia's Economy and lessons for the Use of Sanctions on China (CSIS Report, February 2023 "Click on Download the Full Report")
Day 8: 15 December 2023
Ankit Panda Biography
The Washington Declaration Is a Software Upgrade for the U.S.-South Korea Alliance (Commentary)
Day 9: 18 December 2023
Day 10: 19 December 2023
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