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SAASS Student Support AY23


Air University Library Course Support


1 December 2022 - 16 December 2022

 "Over the next ten course days, we will embark on a intensive journey of the study of coercion, and its umbrella concepts of deterrence and compellence."

Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Database Request Page for a password.

Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  

Day 1

Jeffrey Lewis      Biography
The 2020 Commission Report On The North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against The United States:  A Speculative Novel         Review

Day 2


Day 3

Bernard Brodie     Tribute    Obituary
Strategy in the Missile Age      Review 1     Review 2 

Day 4

Thomas C. Schelling     Biography 1      Biography 2
Arms and Influence     Review 1     Review 2 

Day 5

Robert Pape         Biography     Interview
Bombing to Win:  Air Power and Coercion in War     Review

Day 6

Daniel Byman     Biography
Matthew Waxman     Biography
The Dynamics of Coercion:  American Foreign Policy and the Limits of Military Might     Review 1     Review 2 

Day 7

Brad Roberts        Biography
The Case for U.S. Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century       Review

Day 8

Vipin Narang    Biography
Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era:  Regional Powers and International Conflict     Review 1     Review 2

Day 9

Gary Clyde Hufbauer      Biography
Jeffrey Schott     Biography
Kimberly Ann Elliott      Biography
Economic Sanctions Reconsidered:  History And Current Policy       Review

Day 10

Oriana Mastro        Biography
The Costs of Conversation:  Obstacles to Peace Talks in Wartime     Review

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