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The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence

India and Indochina (Michigan Classics in Chinese Studies)

by Allen S. Whiting

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Published by Center for Chinese Studies, The Universi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Military policy,
  • Deterrence (Military Science),
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • China,
  • India,
  • Military relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Military Science,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • Vietnam

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232200M
    ISBN 100892641495
    ISBN 109780892641499

      Too often, discussions of how to conventionally deter Chinese or Russian aggression occur in the absence of any thinking about whether a stated deterrence strategy is feasible if a war were to break out. In other words, there is frequently a disconnect between deterrence theory and real-world war fighting practice. Only very rarely do planners and . This book is a collection of U.S. government documents, primarily from the State Department's "Foreign Relations of the United States," that involve the highest military and civilian leaders discussing the challenge of the Soviet Union's chemical and biological weapons capability and how the United States should deter the potential use of these.

      My study, The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence: India and Vietnam, 2 addressed some of these questions but was largely inferentially based on intelligence materials. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in , newly opened archives in Moscow provided authoritative documents on Sino-Soviet relations, and the Korean War in particular. deterrence in Chinese::挽留的事物. click for more detailed Chinese translation, definition, pronunciation and example sentences.

    The calculus of deterrence is subjective and can be bent to justify new weapons. Little is said in the document about the arms control agreements that limit the numbers and types of weapons. The likely Russian violation of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty is met with a proposal for an equally violating American weapon to be developed.   This deterrence calculus was applied in each of the major instances in which Beijing has resorted to military force—in Korea in , in the Sino-Indian border dispute in –, in the Sino-Soviet border dispute in –, and in China’s attack on northern Vietnam in


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The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence by Allen S. Whiting Download PDF EPUB FB2

An international relations classic, The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence presents a framework for anticipating Chinese political-military behavior in the nuclear era. Through analysis and scholarly research, Allen S.

Whiting reconstructs China's response to the perceived threat from India in and Beijing's secret military participation in the Vietnam War from to Cited by: An international relations classic, The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence presents a framework for anticipating Chinese political-military behavior in the nuclear era.

Through analysis and scholarly research, Allen S. Whiting reconstructs China's response to the perceived threat from India in and Beijing's secret military participation in the Vietnam War from to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whiting, Allen Suess, Chinese calculus of deterrence.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, © Freedman anticipates this new calculus in deterrence, and through his norms-based approach, provides a pathway forward to modern challenges in deterrence. between both kinetic and non-kinetic forms of deterrence. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

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The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence: India and Indochina, by Allen S. Whiting. The research on which these books are based was supported by the Center for Chinese Studies of The University of Michigan e Chinese Calculus.

of Deterrence. INDIA AND INDOCHINA. ALLEN S. WHITING. The University of Michigan PressFile Size: KB. The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence () The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence: India and Indochina compared two situations in which China's decision-makers moved to deter foreign powers.

The first was the situation leading up to the ` Sino-Indian War and the second was that in Vietnam in the mids. 10 The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence confidence that "a new way of drawing the boundary" would emerge from surveys "and consultations with the various neighboring countries."23 Nehru privately rejected this position in a letter to Chou, denying that nine years of PRC rule justified this rationale and insisting "there can beCited by:   Evolving Chinese Thinking About Deterrence: What the United States Must Understand About China and Space Ma 17 min read Download Report Dean Cheng.

THE CALCULUS OF DETERRENCE TABLE 1 SEVENTEEN CASES Pawn Year Attacker(s) Defender(s) Success Iran Turkey Berlin Egypt Quemoy-Matsu Cuba Ethiopia Austria Czechoslovakia Albania Czechoslovakia Rumania Guatemala Hungary Poland5 South Korea.

The Calculus of Deterrence: Lessons from Operation Pillar of Defense Alex Mintz Dean, Lauder School of Government, IDC Editor-in-Chief, Political Psychology Editorial Board Member, American Political Science Review January 9, Whiting combs through recent Chinese military history in search of the underlying principles of action, and finds Chinese policy to be rational; willing to use force but also willing to sacrifice military to political interests; concerned primarily with.

The Role of Deterrence in U.S. China Policy PDF. Chapter Three. The Historical Record PDF. Chapter Four. Deterrence in the Context of Sino-U.S. Relations PDF. Chapter Five. Deterrence and Its Discontents PDF. Chapter Six.

Deterring China in the Future PDF. Appendix. Chinese "Deterrence Attempts: Failures and Successes PDF. Bibliography PDF. As competition between the United States and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) increases, understanding Chinese views of deterrence has become salient.

Reaching this understanding is. deterrence translate: 威懾;遏制;制止. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese traditional Dictionary. As a concept, deterrence has launched a thousand books and articles.

It has dominated Western strategic thinking for more than four decades. In this important and groundbreaking new book, Lawrence Freedman develops a distinctive approach to the evaluation of deterrence as both a state of mind and a strategic option. This approach is applied to post.

In my recent discussion with Dr. Paul Bracken, we focused on what is often the too neglected aspect of the nuclear dimension to Pacific does the nuclear dimension impact on the entire spectrum of crisis management. With the land wars of the past twenty years, except for the possible and horrifying threat of terrorists acquiring some kind of nuclear capability.

Chinese Doctrine on Deterrence. Despite the Chinese propensity for summarizing many ideas in an idiom or slogan, there appears to be no pithy phrase capturing the idea of “peace through strength.” Nonetheless, the concept is a basic component of the PLA’s doctrinal approach to deterrence.

ment is generally peaceful and stable. But Chinese strategists highlight a range of increasingly severe threats to China. The United States is the central driver of China’s nuclear calculus. Beijing has welcomed some recent adjustments to U.S. policy, such as the commitment made in the Nuclear Posture Review to deemphasize nuclear Size: 1MB.

Deterrence theory is the idea that an inferior force, by virtue of the destructive power of the force's weapons, could deter a more powerful adversary, provided that this force could be protected against destruction by a surprise attack.

This doctrine gained increased prominence as a military strategy during the Cold War with regard to the use of nuclear weapons and is related to, but. In such a context, it is worth noting that Terence Roehrig’s latest book, Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella: Deterrence After the Cold War, is the only comprehensive text exclusively focused on Japan and South Korea’s relationship to the U.S.

nuclear deterrent As the policy world agonizes over the future of a.Russett B.M. () The Calculus of Deterrence. In: Starr H. (eds) Bruce M. Russett: Pioneer in the Scientific and Normative Study of War, Peace, and Policy. SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice, vol Cited by: As a concept, deterrence has launched a thousand books and articles.

It has dominated Western strategic thinking for more than four decades. In this important and groundbreaking new book, Lawrence Freedman develops a distinctive approach to the evaluation of deterrence as both a state of mind and a strategic option/5.